Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Diezani breaks silence, reveals side of story in 3-part exclusive interview

My name is Arit Essanga, a freelance journalist with the African Free Press. I am currently researching the subject of policy formulation as it affects women and as implemented by women in developing markets across the continent. I recently had the rare privilege to meet with Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke in London for an open, heart to heart and candid interview. Mrs. Alison-Madueke is a woman of many firsts who has blazed the trail for women world over following her appointments to several strategic political roles in government. She is Nigeria’s first female Minister of Petroleum Resources and first female President of OPEC to mention a few. My interest, more particularly, was the media hype about this woman. I was curious to understand what it was that makes her perhaps one of the most talked-about persons in the history of the country despite her attempts at reforms through policy formulation, which has yielded many positive developmental returns and I asked her why. I have decided to share the conversation we had, in a 3-part exclusive with selected media organisations to try to shed some light into her.........Read more

Culled from: The Citizen Ng

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  1. A woman who has tried to transform that sector, but people wont understand, they just translate face value and don't see through the headlines

  2. I commend her efforts none the less

  3. Only few will see what Diezani did in that sector, it's high time they hear from here because the negativity was too much anyway i admire her persona in this and the way she's handling it, but her achievements will speak for her.