ICONS, HEROES & SUPER STARS

FORBES NAMES NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA 2020 AFRICAN OF THE YEAR…

While being “thrilled” to be named African of the year 2020, the former Nigeria’s finance Minister and coordinating minister dedicated it to fellow Africans suffering the health and economic impact of COVID-19.

Okonjo-Iweala said in a post on her verified Facebook account, “Thrilled to be named Forbes Africa-CNBC ‘2020 African of the Year’ following in the footsteps of my great brothers Paul Kagame and Akin Adesina.

“This award is for fellow Africans suffering the health and economic impact of #Covid19. The energy and resilience of Africans inspire me!”

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