Respected cleric and general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, Bishop David Oyedepo of the Winners Chapel, Dr. Paul Enenche of Dunamis and four others have been listed among the Most Reputable People on Earth in 2017.
Global performance-reputation management consulting agency, Reputation Poll International has announced its inaugural list of 100 Most Reputable People on Earth.
A list of individuals across the globe that have amassed high reputation for themselves through their works and achievements.
It features individuals from diverse sectors including policy, entertainment, leadership, education, business etc.
1. Pastor E.A Adeboye
Enoch Adejare Adeboye is a Nigerian pastor. He was ordained General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in 1981, taking over from Papa Akindayomi, who had died the previous year
2. Bishop David Oyedepo
David O. Oyedepo is a Nigerian Christian author, architect, preacher, the founder and presiding Bishop of the megachurch Faith Tabernacle in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria, and Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners’ Chapel.
Oyedepo is the senior pastor of Faith Tabernacle, a 50,000-seat church auditorium, reported to be the largest church auditorium in the world by the Guinness Book of Records.
3. Emir Sanusi
Sanusi Lamido Sanusi also known as Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II, is the Emir of the Kano Emirate serving since 8 June 2014. He was crowned as Emir of Kano, after the death of his grand uncle Ado Bayero (who died on 6 June 2014).
4.Pastor Paul Enenche
Paul Idoko Enenche is a Nigerian doctor and a minister. He is the founder and senior pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, with headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.
5. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a Nigerian writer of novels, short stories, and nonfiction. In 2008 she was awarded a MacArthur Genius Grant. She was described in the Times Literary Supplement as “the most prominent” of a “procession of critically acclaimed young anglophone authors [that] is succeeding in attracting a new generation of readers to African literature”
6. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is a Nigerian politician. She served two terms as Finance Minister of Nigeria (2003-2006, 2011-2015) and was previously Managing Director of the World Bank (2007-2011). She currently chairs the Board of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) and the African Risk Capacity (ARC). She is also a Senior Adviser at Lazard.
Dr. Okonjo-Iweala is renowned as the first female and African descent to contest as a candidate for the presidency of the World Bank Group in 2012.
7 Oby Ezekwesili
Obiageli Ezekwesili is a Nigerian chartered accountant. She was a co-founder of Transparency International, serving as one of the pioneer directors of the global anti-corruption body based in Berlin, Germany. She served as Federal Minister of Solid Minerals and then as Federal Minister of Education during the second-term presidency of Olusegun Obasanjo.