South African President Appoints Okonjo-Iweala Member, Economic Advisory Council

Ngozi Okonjo Iweala
Ngozi Okonjo Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, two-time Nigerian minister, has been appointed as a member South Africa’s presidential economic advisory council.

Since Iweala’s appointment, congratulatory messages have started pouring in with former president Atiku Abubakar leading the line.

He wrote:

“I congratulate Dr @NOIweala on her appointment into South Africa’s Economic Advisory Council. Her appointment by President @CyrilRamaphosa of South Africa is proof that Nigerians are global and capacity is indeed an asset that can be exported. -AA”