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Monday, 24 October 2016

Dr. Okonjo Iweala is running for Nigeria's president in 2019 - According to the sources close to the family

There is nothing better than knowing that one of the world's best Economist is about to be Nigeria's President, it is like a dream comes true, because Nigeria needs someone who has had numerous experience in global or world's economy, in order to take us out of economy recession.

There is nothing better than knowing that Dr. Okonjo Iweala is running for the president in 2019, under political party i can't disclose now. Sources close to Okonjo Iweala's family gave me the information and i am happy to share it with Nigerians home and abroad, because that's the reason i am here.

Mrs Okonjo Iweala is one of the powerful and prominent economist in the world. She served in the world Bank, served 3 times as minister of Finance in Nigeria, and presently serving in world ASIAN Bank. She is educated,intelligent, competent, diligent and hardworking. Her education, her intelligence, her diligence caught the attention of  the world Bank and that made her the Chair of the world Banks development committee.

She is the first female to serve as finance minister and minister of foreign affairs. Her diligence made her held the two positions under President Olusegun Obasanjo administration.
Former president Olusegun Obasanjo called her from the world Bank, because Baba realised her competency, educational background, experience in world's economy and finance, and how diligently she served internationally.

Under President Obasanjo’s Administration as minister of finance,  she spearheaded negotiations with the Paris Club of Creditors that led to the wiping out of US$30 billion of Nigeria’s debt, including the outright cancellation of US$18 billion. In 2003 she led efforts to improve Nigeria’s macroeconomic management including the implementation of an oil-price based fiscal rule where revenues accruing above a reference benchmark oil price were saved in a special account, “The Excess Crude Account” which helped to reduce macroeconomic volatility.

Dr. Okonjo-Iweala was also instrumental in helping Nigeria obtain its first ever sovereign credit rating (of BB minus) from Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor's in 2006 under President Olusegun Obasanjo administration.  President Obasanjo is very proud of her as an educated woman, intelligent and diligent.

She also came back to serve under President Goodluck Jonathan administration as minister of finance and economy. Under President Jonathan administration, she strengthen Nigeria's public financial systems, she stimulated the housing sector with the establishment of the Nigerian Mortgage Refinance Corporation (NMRC). She didn't stop there, she also empowered Nigeria's women and youth with the Growing Girls and Women in Nigeria Programme, and also created an highly acclaimed Youth Enterprise with Innovation Programme, which  led to the creation of thousands of jobs.

Her programmes and ideas as minister of finance under President Goodluck Jonathan was evaluated by the world Bank as one of the most effective programmes of its kind 'globally'. The National Bureau of statistics carried out a rebasing exercise on her programmes, plans, ideas, which saw Nigeria emerge as the largest economy in Africa and number 20 in the world, as minister of finance  under President Jonathan administration.

Internationally Mrs. Okonjo Iweala is Chair of the Board of the African Union's African Risk Capacity, she is a board member of Asian Infrastructural Investment Bank,  she is also Chair of the Board of the Nelson Mandela Institution.
 Mrs. Okonjo Iweala served as Chair of the World Bank’s Development Committee, she also served as the co-Chair of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation and also a member of the International Monetary and Finance Committee of the IMF.
Mrs Okonjo Iweala attended Harvard University. She has been honoured globally with many awards.

Mrs. Okonjo Iweala is going to restore our economy, she is going to create jobs, eradicate poverty and elevate standard of living of Nigerians. She is the type of person and the right person Nigeria need as commander in chief. She is not an illiterate, she is not a former military general. She is just an educated economist from the best university in the world. Dr. Okonjo Iweala is going to make a good president.
Watch out for Okonjo Iweala 2019. To be  continue......

Written, edited and published by Olusola Olaniyi- Publisher at Olusola Olaniyi's Planet Blog- Mariupol State University, Ukraine.

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