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Oborevwori Congratulates Okonjo-Iweala At 70



Oborevwori Congratulates Okonjo-Iweala At 70

Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has congratulated the Director-General of World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, GCON as she clocks 70 years on June 13.

Governor Oborevwori in a statement released in Asaba by his Chief Press Secretary, Sir Festus Ahon, praised Okonjo-Iweala, a distinguished Deltan from Ogwashi-Uku and the first African woman to lead the global trade organisation, as a shining example of professionalism and integrity and as a great role model for women.

He commended the WTO Director-General for her sublime and remarkable achievements in support of Nigeria and the international financial sector.

Governor Oborevwori remarked that Okonjo-Iweala made laudable contributions to the development of Nigeria’s economy, as a two-time Finance Minister.

The Delta Governor extolled Okonjo-Iweala for her intellect and skill as a leading economist and specialist in international development, whose faultless work over the years had won her praise from all over the world.

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“As a state, we take great pride in your impressive achievements, which have earned you numerous accolades and recognition over the years.

“Your innovative contributions as Finance Minister under Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan are particularly noteworthy.

“On behalf of my family, the Delta State government, and our people, I extend warm congratulations to you, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on your 70th birth anniversary.

“I join your family, colleagues, and well-wishers in expressing gratitude to God for your remarkable life, filled with outstanding accomplishments and fulfillment.

“As you celebrate three scores and ten, I pray that God grants you continued good health, happiness, and many more years of impactful contributions to the global economy.”


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