Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala gets WHO appointment

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala gets WHO appointment

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala gets WHO appointment today following the establishment of the Special Envoy for the newly inaugurated Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator

9jatalkative reports that the former finance minister of the federal republic of Nigeria was appointed by the world health organisation today

She is set to work as a special envoy for the newly inaugurated Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator according to 9jatalkative

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will work alongside British British business executive, Sir Andrew Witty who is also a WHO special envoy

The pair will work to get to ensure that there is worldwide commitment to the world Health organisation program

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala gets WHO appointment which was confirmed by the WHO director general, Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus

Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus made this announcement on Saturday, 25th April, 2020 in a new webinar in Geneva, Switzerland

Making the announcement he said:

“I would especially like to thank Sir Andrew Witty and Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for agreeing to act as Special Envoys for the ACT Accelerator”

“This is a program which aid the acceleration of the production and distribution of coronavirus protective materials such as test kits, drugs and PPE”

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala acknowledged the appointment via her official Twitter handle saying:

“Thanks to @DominicRaab and all my well wishers. Honored and humble to serve with Sir Andrew on this challenging and vital global endeavor”

See the social media post from the former Nigerian minister of finance here

This is the fourth big appointment the Former Nigerian minister of finance has recieved in the space of four months

Recall that Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was appointed head of economic council few weeks ago as reported by 9jatalkative

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