Popular Nigerian media expert and social commentator, Joshua J. Omojuwa has been appointed into the board of directors of Halifax International Security Forum (HFX),
He joins Cindy McCain, White House nominee to serve as Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture, Major Gen (Rtd.) Tammy Harris, former Deputy Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), Luis Rubio who chairs the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations, fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Ahmet Taçyildiz, the founding chairman of Ant Holding and other distinguished members.
In a statement released by HFX on Monday, Omojuwa became the first Nigerian and African to make a list of respected global leaders who make up the board.
“We are truly delighted to have Omojuwa on board and everyone here is looking forward to working closely with him to further advance our mission to strengthen cooperation among the world’s democracies,” HFX wrote on their Twitter page.
HFX is a global non-profit think-tank that holds in Halifax, Canada. It brings together about 300 senior officials from over 80 democratic nations around the world to freely discuss problems, share knowledge, and debate possible responses to global security challenges.
Omojuwa said he was delighted to accept the invitation by the HFX.
“This gives me an opportunity to work with such exemplary leaders & change makers who are devoted to strengthening strategic cooperation among democratic nations,” he said.
Omojuwa brings to Halifax, a sterling reputation in the private sector with his wealth of knowledge on social issues.