Saturday, October 11, 2014

Best Nigerian Couple Award?

Best Nigerian Couple Award

Dr Ngozi Okonjo Iweala pictured here for the first time with her husband Dr. Ikemba Iweala. Ikemba is a Physician and Surgeon. They have been married now for over 40 years with four children. Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s Finance Minister and Coordinating Minister for the Economy has added another feat to her achievements as she has been named the African Finance Minister of the year 2014 by leading investment & international group, African Investor.

Okonjo-Iweala was announced winner today October 10th from a shortlist which included Finance Ministers of Kenya, Angola, Rwanda, Liberia, Seychelles, Zambia and Kingdom of Morocco.

Read Dr Okonjo-Iweala’s acceptance while accepting the award:“I am delighted and honored to have been picked as African Finance Minister of the Year 2014. Africa has come a long way from decades of economic stagnation to steady growth that has seen the continent make a huge leap for the better. In Nigeria, we are marching on. The building blocks for a greater future are being laid. I want to thank you for this recognition and I want to thank my President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan for his constant support and my team at home, without which the job would have been impossible. Finally, I encourage every one of us to participate in the growth and development of our countries and our continent. Together, we will make it.”


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