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El-Rufai Takes New Job After Missing Tinubu’s Ministerial Appointment

Posted by Amarachi on Mon 04th Dec, 2023 - tori.ng

Weeks after the drama, the former Governor took to 'X' to disclose that he will resume his new job soon.

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Nasir El-Rufai

Former Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has announced on Monday, that he is set to resume as the part-time Chairman of the Board for Afri-Venture Capital Company Ltd.

Recall that El-Rufai was one of the persons whose names were forwarded to the National Assembly by President Tinubu for screening and confirmation as Ministers in his government.

The lawmakers, however, did not clear him due to security reasons.

Weeks after the drama, the former Governor took to 'X' to disclose that he will resume his new job soon.

El-Rufai added that the company hopes to finance, nurture, and mentor young innovators and entrepreneurs in Nigeria (and Africa).

Taking to his account on the X platform, the former Kaduna State Governor wrote: “MONDAY ANNOUNCEMENT: I can confirm that our VC-PE firm, Afri-Venture Capital Company Ltd will by the Grace of God, begin operations initially in Abuja in January 2024 with Jimi Lawal, Hafiz Bayero, Eyo Ekpo and Kabir Yabo as founding directors and initial shareholders. I am privileged to be the part-time Chairman of the Board.

“Please pray for our success and the Nigerian (and in the near future African) innovators and entrepreneurs we hope to finance, nurture, and mentor to be the Dangote Group of the future.”



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