Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was born on the 13th of June 1954 to the Obahia royal family of Professor Chukwuka Okonjo. After her secondary school education in Enugu and Ibadan, she proceeded to Harvard University to study Economics and graduated with magna cum laude with an AB. She thereafter proceeded to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)…
She is an economist and international development expert. She sits on the Boards of Standard Chartered Bank, Twitter, Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI), and the African Risk Capacity (ARC).
Previously, Okonjo-Iweala spent a 25-year career at the World Bank as a development economist, rising through the ranks to the No. 2 position of Managing Director, Operations (2007-2011).
She also served two terms as Finance Minister of Nigeria (2003-2006, 2011-2015) under the leadership of President Olusegun Obasanjo and President Goodluck Jonathan respectively.
Dr. Mr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, may God grant you more wisdom, good health and long life. Congratulations Great Woman Of Substance.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY DR. MRS. NGOZI OKONJO IWEALA!!!