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Andela appoints Omowale David-Ashiru as First Female Country Director for Nigeria



Omowale David-Ashiru

Andela has announced the appointment of Omowale David-Ashiru as its Nigeria Country Director.

Omowale will lead Andela Nigeria‘s team of over 500 people, ensuring that the organisation continues to advance its objectives of developing Africa’s future technology leaders.

Omowale had spent almost two decades in management consulting and entrepreneurship. She spent 11 years at Accenture, growing to become a seasoned management consultant and certified project manager.

Omowale then moved on to entrepreneurship, launching a fashion retail company she managed for eight years.

“Everything I’ve done before now feels like a preparation for this role,” Omowale said. “I’m excited to join this wonderful team of highly motivated individuals who are investing their skills and effort into advancing opportunity and potential in Nigeria and the continent at large.”

Omowale obtained a First Class B.Sc. in Economics from the University of Ibadan. She describes herself as one who has a deep passion for people, an avid reader, and loves adventure.


  1. Nneka

    September 12, 2018 at 2:57 pm

    The baddest Country Director ever! Andela to the world!!!!

  2. Joy E. Ojo

    September 12, 2018 at 3:39 pm

    Congratulations to a Corona mummy. Proud of you brilliant woman.

  3. sherri

    September 12, 2018 at 4:06 pm

    Congrats Girl!

  4. AdaAda

    September 12, 2018 at 4:10 pm

    Go ODA!

  5. ceetoo

    September 12, 2018 at 4:44 pm

    Kia I almost applied for this job ooo…
    Omowale… you would have been a tough candidate to beat!
    Congratulations… I am proud you got it, very proud a lady got it.

    All the best

  6. Lola

    September 12, 2018 at 8:30 pm

    Congratulations !!!!

  7. T-niyen

    September 13, 2018 at 6:17 pm

    Congratulations Omowale!

  8. ifedayo

    September 22, 2018 at 7:55 pm

    the sky is your beginning MA….

  9. Vhee

    September 22, 2018 at 8:06 pm

    Congratulations ma… Your achievement is an inspiration to me.. Big ups to you.

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