The Street Reporters Newspaper

…Breaking News with Integrity!

Adsense

Governor Oborevwori Celebrates Trailblazing Economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala's Milestone at 70
Birthdays Featured Post National News News Personality

Governor Oborevwori Celebrates Trailblazing Economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s Milestone at 70

Spread the love

Delta State’s Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has extended his heartfelt congratulations to the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) Director-General, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as she marks her 70th birthday today, June 13th.

In a statement from the capital city of Asaba, Governor Oborevwori lauds Dr. Okonjo-Iweala, a renowned Deltan and the first African woman at the helm of the WTO, for her exemplary professionalism, unwavering integrity, and her role as an inspirational figure for women everywhere.

ALSO READ  Collapsed Mine: Alake Condoles Victims, Vows To Enforce Miners' Insurance

The Governor praised the Director-General for her outstanding contributions to Nigeria and her influential role in the global financial landscape.

He highlighted her pivotal role in shaping Nigeria’s economic policies during her tenure as Finance Minister, not once but twice.

Governor Oborevwori celebrated Dr. Okonjo-Iweala’s intellectual prowess and her expertise in international development, which have garnered international acclaim and numerous accolades.

“With immense pride, we honour your remarkable journey and the indelible mark you’ve made on both our nation and the world,” said Governor Oborevwori. “Your innovative strategies as Finance Minister under Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan remain particularly commendable.”

ALSO READ  AASU Makes Case for Affordable Education in Africa, Applauds Tinubu, Dangote, Oyakhilome, Kyari over Efforts

“On this auspicious occasion of your septuagenarian celebration, I, alongside my family, the government, and the people of Delta State, extend our warmest congratulations.

“We join your family, peers, and admirers in thanking the Almighty for a life so brilliantly lived and wish you continued vitality, joy, and a legacy of meaningful contributions to the world’s economic stage”, Governor Oborevwori said.

StreetReporters.ng

Comrade James Ezema is a veteran journalist and media consultant. He is a political strategist. He can be reached on +2348035823617 via call or WhatsApp.

Discover more from The Street Reporters Newspaper

Subscribe now to keep reading and get access to the full archive.

Continue reading