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Amb. Iyorwuese Hagher


African Leadership Institute USA

Amb. Iyorwuese Hagher

Ambassdor Iyorwuese Hagher is currently the President of the African Leadership Institute USA. He has served as Nigeria’s High Commissioner to Canada, Ambassador to Mexico and other Central American countries, Member of Senate, Member of the 1994-95 Constitutional Conference, Minister of State Power and Steel, and Minister of State Health Ministries in Nigeria. He was awarded for his role in peace building among warring ethnic groups of central Nigeria in 2003. Ambassador Hagher is also Professor of Theater for Development and former Chairman of the Theater and Communications Department of the University of Jos. A prolific writer, playwright and poet, he is a leading contemporary thinker on the transformational potential of leadership, education and art, and the use of cultural diplomacy for global peace.


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