President Ruto’s son-in-law from Nigeria lands a lucrative job in Kenya

President William Ruto’s son-in-law, Alexander Ezenagu is a happy man after getting a big job in Kenya.

Ezenagu has been appointed as a senior researcher at Strathmore University’s Business School and director of the Institute’s new Center for African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) Policy and Development.

In 2021, Ezenagu made waves in Kenya when he married President Ruto’s first-born daughter, June.

”At Strathmore University Business School, Dr. Ezenagu will lead the AfCFTA Policy Center in its mission to be a leading institution dedicated to advancing research, knowledge dissemination, and capacity building in trade, policy, and investment,” Strathmore’s statement read.

“His unique background in international corporate taxation, competition law, and corporate finance will play a key role in leading the Center’s initiatives.”

Ezenagu was praised by Strathmore as a scholar and expert in international law, business, investment, and tax.

Ezenagu happily said; “I am delighted to join Strathmore University and lead the AfCFTA Policy Center in its mission to promote economic cooperation in Africa.

“The AfCFTA represents a historic opportunity for the continent, and I am committed to using my expertise to support its successful implementation.”

Dr. Alexander Ezenagu is the Founder and Principal Consultant of Sapient Consulting Group, a full-service professional firm, with offices in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, among others.

He holds a PhD in Civil Law from McGill University, Canada, and is a Professor of law with a career spanning over 13 years across Africa, Europe, and the Middle East.

Until recently, he was a professor of Law at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), and a member of the Qatar Foundation, Qatar.

Dr. Ezenagu is a prolific writer and has several articles published in high-impact journals.

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