Finance Minister, Okonjo-Iweala makes Fortune magazine’s World 50 Greatest Leaders list

Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance, Ngozi
Okonjo-Iweala has been named among the 50 World Greatest Leaders by
world acclaimed Fortune Magazine.

Liberian President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf; Catholic Pontiac, Pope
Francis; Chinese President Xi Jinping, Indian Prime Minister, Narendra
Modi; Bill and Melinda Gates as well as Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerburg
and Apple Chief Executive Officer, Tom Cook also made the list.

Mrs Okonjo-Iweala was placed 33rd in the list. What was written about her below

“A magna cum laude Harvard grad who holds
a Ph.D. from MIT, Okonjo-Iweala has helped usher in a GDP-trebling
decade of Nigerian prosperity. She is a fearless promoter of sound
economic policies,” says Witney Schneidman, a former deputy assistant
secretary of state for African affairs. No wonder Nigeria’s two-term
finance minister—and first woman in the role – has been considered a top
contender to run the World Bank one day”.


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