Tutu's Children

Elijah Onyeagha: 'We are like a family'

Often the joker, this real estate executive keeps spirits high but can be deadly serious about succeeding in business.
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2013 11:36
Elijah aspires to 'take the continent to the next level' [Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera]

Corporate banker Elijah Onyeagha, aka EL-J, is a marketing manager with ASO Savings and Loans, one of Nigeria's largest mortgage asset firms.

"We're going to take the continent to the next level because we are like a family."

- Elijah Onyeagha, a real estate executive

He supervises 16 real estate branches.

An economics graduate, he has done management courses at Harvard and Wharton.

Often the joker, he keeps spirits high but can be deadly serious about succeeding when it comes down to business.

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