• DP William Ruto's daughter fell for a man with alot of authority in matters governance just like her dad. Dr. Ezenagu supports countries in developing effective fiscal regimes and has worked with governments to introduce fiscal reforms.

Dr Ezenangu, June Ruto and Rachel Ruto
DP William Ruto and his family during daughter's wedding Dr Ezenangu, June Ruto and Rachel Ruto

Deputy President William Ruto's daughter June, just celebrated her first wedding anniversary a month ago.

June got married to Nigerian scholar Dr. Alexander Ezenagu in an elaborate wedding ceremony in Karen.

The who is who was invited for the event from the various sectors; political, entertainment and business.

Little is known about Ruto's son-in-love. Here are some things you did not know about Dr Ezenangu as posted on his website.

1.He is the Assistant Professor in the College of Law at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), Qatar.

2. A trade and international tax law expert, he specializes in international tax law, domestic taxes, tax avoidance and commercial aspects of illicit financial flows, trade and investment advisory.

3. He teaches Business Associations, Construction and Infrastructure Development Law, Global Economic Law and Governance, Entrepreneurship Law, Global Legal Ethics and Law of Taxation.

​4. He obtained his Ph.D. in international tax law from McGill University, Canada. He is also a graduate of the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, where he obtained an LL.M. in Commercial Law. He holds an LL.B. degree from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and has been admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

​5. Dr. Ezenagu’s research focuses on the relationship between taxation and economic development, as well as the role of government and non-governmental institutions and actors in the creation of tax policies and rules. He writes on the right to tax by countries and how such taxing rights should be allocated. He also researches and writes on illicit financial flows out of developing countries and ways to curb them.

6. Dr. Ezenagu supports countries in developing effective fiscal regimes and has worked with governments to introduce fiscal reforms. He is currently designing a course, Developmental Governance, which looks at the influences on the developmental models adopted by developing countries.

7. Dr. Ezenagu has published in academic journals and other globally recognized platforms. He has been quoted in the Financial Times, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists’ Paradise Papers, Tax Notes International, International Tax Review, Quartz and other media outlets.

8. He has also consulted for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the Coalition for Dialogue on Africa (CODA)- an African Union Commission body, TaxCoop Canada, the International Bar Association Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), amongst other international organizations.

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