Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola (August 24, 1937 – July 7, 1998), often referred to as M. K. O. Abiola, was a popular Nigerian Yoruba businessman, publisher, politician and aristocrat of the Egba clan born in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Moshood was his father’s twenty-third child but the first of his father’s children to survive infancy.
Joe Manchin was born 24 August 1947 and raised in Farmington, West Virginia, a small coal mining town where he learned West Virginia values like hard work, fairness, and family. His grandfather, “Papa Joe” was the town grocer, and his grandmother, “Mama Kay” was tireless in her service to those less fortunate. Watching both of them from a young age, Joe learned compassion and responsibility.
Full Name: Debra ‘Deb’ A. Haaland. Home City: Albuquerque, NM. Professional Experience: Chair, Laguna Developent Corporation Board of Directors. Administrator Director/Residential Counselor, Maxcare Incorporated. Former Tribal Administrator, Pueblo of San Felipe. Manager, Native American Vote Program, 2010. Political Experience: Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 1, 2018. Candidate, New Mexico State Lieutenant Governor, 2014. Education: JD, University of New Mexico School of Law, 2003-2006. University of California, Los Angeles, 2000. BA, English/Professional Writing, University of New Mexico, 1990-1994.
Robert Wilkie was born on 6 August 1962. The son of an Army artillery commander he spent his youth at Fort Bragg. He has more than 20 years of experience at the national and international level. During the George W. Bush Administration, Mr. Wilkie served both Robert Gates and Donald Rumsfeld as Assistant Secretary of Defense from 2005-2009, and was the youngest senior leader in the Department.