Former President Jonathan congratulates Ngozi Okonjo Iweala on her appointment in South Africa

Former President Jonathan congratulates Ngozi Okonjo Iweala on her appointment in South Africa

Nigeria’s Former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has expressed confidence that a former member of his cabinet, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala would deliver on her appointment as a member of South Africa’s Presidential Economic Advisory Council.

Ngozi Okonjo Iweala served Finance Minister under the administration of the former president which ran from 2010-2015.

President Jonathan in a facebook post praised Iweala and said he trusts that she would use her wealth of experience to aid global growth.

He said, “I congratulate Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala who served as the coordinating minister for the economy/finance minister in my cabinet, on her appointment as a member of South Africa’s Presidential Economic Advisory Council.

“As a two-time minister in Nigeria, you left indelible marks as an astute manager of the nation’s economy and resources. “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.

“I have no doubt in my mind that you will excel in the new assignment.” In the face of a dwindling economy, Ramaphosa had in September 2019 inaugurated the Presidential Economic Advisory Council to turn around the economy.
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