Mathew Olusegun Okikiola Obasanjo appointed as the new chairman council of world ex-presidents. He becomes the first African to be appointed at the 32nd annual plenary meeting of world ex-presidents in Newport, United Kingdom recently.
He takes over from Franz Vranitzky a former chancellor of Austria (1986-1996) before he later becomes chairman of world ex-presidents’ chairman on 1st July 2010 till this June 2017. *Past and present*
- Helmut Schmidt of Germany
- Malcolm Fraser of Australia
- Jean Chretien of Canada
- Franz Vranitzky of Australia
- *Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria*