Don’t trivialise corruption, tackle it: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala at TEDxEuston

Posted on : November 7, 2014
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http://www.tedxeuston.com Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is Nigerian. She is a globally renowned Nigerian economist and currently Finance Minister of Nigeria, a position she has previously held before resigning from the Obasanjo administration. She also briefly held the position of Foreign Minister of Nigeria in 2006 and served as one of the managing Directors at the World Bank from October 2007–July 2011. In 2011 Ngozi Okonjo Iweala contested the presidency of the World Bank. She received support for her ultimately unsuccessful contest from publications including The Economist, Financial Times and Newsweek, which said “If competition follows normal process, Kim stands no chance against Ngozi Okonjo Iweala.”

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