Adeboye, Jonathan, Oyedepo and Aisha Yesufu have been listed among the most reputable Africans.
Newsonline reports that former Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan and General Overseers of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Living Faith Church Worldwide, aka Winners Chapel, Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, Bishop David Oyedepo and W.F. Kumuyi respectively are some of the Nigerians listed among the 2023 “100 Most Reputable Africans.”
Considering their different impacts across the globe, their names and that of other notable Nigerians were contained in a list of the hundred most reputable Africans as released by the Reputation Poll International (RPI).
The selection criteria are Integrity, Visibility, and Impact.
Also mentioned in the list is Aisha Yesufu, a popular Human Rights Activist and staunch supporter of the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi.
Other Nigerian clerics in the list include the founder and senior Pastor of the Living Faith Church Worldwide (Winners Chapel), Bishop David Oyedepo, founder of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, William F. Kumuyi and founder of the Dunamis International Gospel Center, Dr Paul Enenche who was named under the Leadership category.
Only 11 Nigerian nationals were mentioned in the RPI list, a global reputation firm, for 2023.
The list features individuals from diverse sectors, including Governance/Leadership, Entertainment, Human rights/Advocacy, Education, and Business.
Also on the list is the Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of Credent Capital and Advisory Ltd, Dr Dauda Lawal, who falls under the Business category.
Others are Director, Legal and Consular, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Akinremi Bolaji (Amb.); International Development Professional, Olaniyi Olatunji Nelson; Founder and President, Gede Foundation, Dr Jennifer Douglas; Titi Abubakar, wife of the 2023 presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar and Founder and Chairman of the Coscharis Group, Cosmas Maduka.