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Zuriel named world's most powerful 11-year old

published on Friday, 25 April 2014

 

Barely ten days after convening her highly successful maiden edition of the First Lady's Colloquy in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital, New York & Singapore basedBusiness Insider, has listed Nigerian-American child prodigy, Zuriel Oduwole as the most powerful 11 year old person worldwide today.Business Insider, a leader in Technology, Money, Entertainment and Market News named Oduwole in its annual list of the World's Most Powerful 100 Individuals – one at every age from 0 to 100 years old released this week.Oduwole, founder of Dream Up, Speak Up, Stand Up, Girl-Child initiative,  according to the Magazine is the most powerful 11 year old based on being the  youngest person to be interviewed by Forbes, Magazine." Oduwole started the "Dream Up, Speak Up, Stand Up" program to inspire girls in Africa to achieve their dreams of an education, has interviewed a dozen presidents and prime ministers from all over Africa and  was named in December as one of the most influential Africans by New Africa magazine.," Business Insider noted.The list includes at 1 year old [Margaret Hager-Bush] – Grand Daughter of George Bush, at 8 years old [Infanta Leonor] in line to Spanish Monarchy, at 15 years old [Malia Obama] First Daughter of the USA, at 26 years old soccer star [Lionel Messi] at 29 years old [Mark Zuckerberg] Facebook founder, and at 31 [Kim Jung Un] – North Korean Leader.Others include at 42 [Elon Musk] – The South African founder of California based Telsa Motor Company and one of only 3 Africans, at 50 Amazon Founder [Jeff Bezos], at 52 [Barack Obama], in the 58 years old bracket is [Bill Gates], at 60 Chinese President [Xi Jinping], at 66 former Secretary of State [Hilary Clinton], at 77 years old [Pope Francis], at 83 Investor Extraordinaire [Warren Buffet], and the [Queen of England] listed as the most powerful 88 year old in the world.The 3rd African at 90 years old is President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe.

-The Nation