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I Will Love To Meet Okonjo-Iweala One Day

Nigerian women never cease to exude brilliance and integrity, we have the likes of  Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Amina Mohammed currently occupying prestigious global positions.

Though in Nigeria, women are still getting the short end of the stick on most growth and developmental indices.

When a woman understands how to run a home, she is close to understanding the problems of running a business and a country. Nigeria is blessed with courageous women who cannot be ignored in the economic, political, and social growth of the country. Women have steered the course of history in a usual male-dominated environment. They have made a distinct impact with selfless works and their ambitions have brought them national and international recognition.

One woman I will love to meet one day is Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

From the first time I saw her picture, I wondered how she ties her signature gele.

She is really an exceptional woman, attaining magnificent feat and big offices. I wonder how she combines all these. I need to go for lessons abeg.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is a Nigerian-American economist and international development expert who has served since March 1, 2021, as Director-General of the World Trade Organization.

She is the first woman and the first African to hold the office.

Renowned Nigeria economist and two-term Finance Minister of Nigeria. She is on Nigerian woman that for a period was daily in the national news. She was one of the managing directors of World Bank and also held the position of foreign minister of Nigeria in 2006.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is the seventh Director-General of the WTO. She took office on 1 March 2021, becoming the first woman and the first African to serve as Director-General. Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is a global finance expert, economist, and international development professional with over 30 years of experience working in Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America, and North America. Dr. Okonjo-Iweala was Chair of the Board of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. Since its creation in 2000, Gavi has immunized 760 million children globally and saved thirteen million lives. She was on the Boards of Standard Chartered PLC and Twitter Inc.

One woman, her profile alone is big and still achieving more.

Ma, you have a big fan here.

 

 

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