Okonjo-Iweala Named First Female African of the Year

By Ayodeji Adegboyega

The award seeks to honour leaders who have contributed and shaped the African economy.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been awarded the African of the Year Award by the All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA), in recognition of her charge for the equitable distribution of the coveted Covid-19 vaccine in Africa when it arrives.

The award which seeks to honour leaders who have contributed and shaped the African economy is organised by AABLA in conjunction with CNBC Africa.

According to CNBC Africa, Mrs Okonjo-Iweala was unveiled during a special broadcast on CNBC Africa on Monday.

“Who was the continent’s most promising citizen, leading transformation and change on an international stage this year? Ngozi-Okonjo Iweala as the Chair of Gavi is leading the charge for the equitable distribution of the coveted Covid-19 vaccine in Africa when it arrives,” the organisers wrote.

The award seeks to honour leaders who have contributed and shaped the African economy.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been awarded the African of the Year Award by the All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA), in recognition of her charge for the equitable distribution of the coveted Covid-19 vaccine in Africa when it arrives.

The award which seeks to honour leaders who have contributed and shaped the African economy is organised by AABLA in conjunction with CNBC Africa.

According to CNBC Africa, Mrs Okonjo-Iweala was unveiled during a special broadcast on CNBC Africa on Monday.

“Who was the continent’s most promising citizen, leading transformation and change on an international stage this year? Ngozi-Okonjo Iweala as the Chair of Gavi is leading the charge for the equitable distribution of the coveted Covid-19 vaccine in Africa when it arrives,” the organisers wrote.


Source: Premium Times

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