Babatunde Osotimehin

Professor, Politician

1949 –

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Who is Babatunde Osotimehin?

Babatunde Osotimehin, a national of Nigeria, was appointed on 19 November 2010 as the new Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, for a four-year term. He assumed the position on 1 January 2011 and became the organization's fourth Executive Director. He holds the rank of Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations. Previously, he was Nigeria's Minister of Health. He left this office in March 2010 when Acting President Goodluck Jonathan dissolved his cabinet.

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Born
Feb 6, 1949
Ogun State
Profession
Education
  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Ibadan

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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