Dankwambo, Ben Bruce speak on Okonjo-Iweala’s new appointment

Ibrahim Dankwambo, Governor of Gombe state has congratulated Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, following her appointment into Twitter’s board.

The former Minister was on Thursday appointed to Twitter’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) as a new independent director, effective immediately.

Omid Kordestani, Executive Chairman of Twitter confirmed the appointment.

Speaking on her appointment, Dankwambo described Okonjo-Iweala as a role model to every young Nigerian.

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On his Twitter page, he wrote: “Very big congratulations to you my dear sister and compatriot, @NOIweala on your appointment into the @Twitter Board of Directors.

“You are a worthy role model to every young aspiring Nigerian desiring to make a difference in the world. Keep soaring! You are unstoppable.”

Also, the Senator representing Bayelsa, Ben Bruce on his part applauded the former minister saying, “Dear @NOIweala, Why am I not surprised that @Twitter appointed you to its board? You bring value wherever you go!

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“Nigeria was blessed to have you and now you are reaping some of the good things you deserve. More is yet to come. I am ever so proud of you. Congratulations Ngozi!”

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