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Ngozi Okonjo Iweala Responds To Naomi Campbell’s Heartfelt Instagram Post

By Chisom Njoku 18 February 2019   |   2:03 pm

Renowned economist and former Nigerian minister of finance Ngozi Okonjo Iweala was recently eulogized by Supermodel Naomi Campbell via Instagram. Campbell gushed about her admiration for Okonjo-Iweala after they met at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland with a post that read;

“The only person I wanted to meet this year at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland over a beautiful dinner we shared our strength’s and hope 🙌🏾 The BRILLIANT & BEAUTIFUL Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; globally acclaimed economist, Nigeria’s first female Minister of Finance, active board member for a variety of large and impactful organizations like the African Risk Capacity, Standard Chartered Bank and Twitter – she’s one of Fortune’s 50 Greatest World Leaders in 2015 and Forbes Top 100 Most Powerful Women In The World, 2011-2014 🙌🏾 Ngozi, you are the epitome of #BLACKEXCELLENCE and a trailblazer for women around the world!! ✊🏾 I’m inspired by your intelligence and vision, you are history in the making 🖤 #BlackHistoryMonth”

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The only person I wanted to meet this year at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland over a beautiful dinner we shared our strength’s and hope 🙌🏾 The BRILLIANT & BEAUTIFUL Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; globally acclaimed economist, Nigeria’s first female Minister of Finance, active board member for a variety of large and impactful organizations like the African Risk Capacity, Standard Chartered Bank and Twitter – she’s one of Fortune’s 50 Greatest World Leaders in 2015 and Forbes Top 100 Most Powerful Women In The World, 2011-2014 🙌🏾 Ngozi, you are the epitome of #BLACKEXCELLENCE and a trailblazer for women around the world!! ✊🏾 I’m inspired by your intelligence and vision, you are history in the making 🖤 #BlackHistoryMonth 🇳🇬🦅♥️

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Ngozi Okonjo Iweala has responded to Campbell’s post via twitter saying;
Thank you @NaomiCampbell for such kind words. And thank you for all you are doing to make fashion, architecture, and technology accessible to those without access on the continent, and for being a voice for people of African origin in the industry and around the world.”

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