According to a recent tweet from Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, she says: ”Thrilled to be named @forbesafrica – CNBC 2020 African of the Year following in the footsteps of my great Brothers: Paul Kagame and Akinwumi Adesina. This award she said is for fellow Africans suffering from the health & economic impact of Covid19.
She further stated that the energy and resilience of Africans inspires her!
Here is the tweet from Forbes Africa:
Congratulations Ma, may the good Lord give you more leadership spirit to lead. Amen
Thrilled to be named @forbesafrica -CNBC 2020 African of the Year following in the footsteps of my great Brothers @PaulKagame and @akin_adesina. This award is for fellow Africans suffering the health & economic impact of Covid19. The energy and resilience of Africans inspires me! https://t.co/CKDEyls7T9— Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (@NOIweala) December 1, 2020
So many Nigerians are happy for her as many reacted through the comment section on her twitter handle.
”Your resilience in putting forward a personality of repute to provide leadership at home and abroad in key strategic areas of our socioeconomic experience makes you stand out”….. some said.
Here are more reactions from Nigerians commenting on the platform:
Congratulations mummy the good Lord will give you more leadership spirit to lead and let those that against you be disgrace in the mighty name of Jesus Christ the lord is ur strength mumny I love ur style— Frank Nwachukwu (@FrankNwachukw14) December 2, 2020