Atiku, Jonathan, Others React As Okonjo-Iweala Is Appointed To Bring South Africa Out Of Recession

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Two Former Vice Presidents, Atiku Abubakar and Goodluck Jonathan have hailed Nigeria’s ex-Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on her new appointment.

Goodluck Ebele Jonathan in his goodwill message expresses his excitement;

“I am delighted that you have continued to place your substantial wealth of experience as a development economist at the service of many nations and international organisations to aid global growth and progress,” part of his message read.
Nigerians laud Okonjo-Iweala new appointment in South Africa
Nigerians laud Okonjo-Iweala new appointment in South

South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, named the former Managing Director, Operations, World Bank, as a member of the country’s Economic Advisory Council.

Cyril Ramaphosa heads the council which comprises local and international gurus.

Atiku said Okonjo-Iweala’s inclusion in the council was good for Nigeria.

‘I congratulate Dr @NOIweala on her appointment into South ’s Economic Advisory Council.

“Her appointment by President @CyrilRamaphosa of South is proof that Nigerians are global and capacity is indeed an asset that can be exported,” he wrote.

Similarly, media mogul, Ben Murray Bruce, celebrated the finance expert.

He tweeted: “Congratulations @NOIweala on your appointment by President @CyrilRamaphosa

‘Your exceptional ability during your active service in Nigeria remains a currency that will never lose its value. I wish you even more success in your new role as Member of SA’s Economic Advisory Council.”

The body will advise Ramaphosa on productivity and facilitate the development, implementation of South African economic policies.

Samuel Nelson
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