Naomi Campbell Confesses Admiration For Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
British model, actress, singer and businesswoman, Naomi Campbell has once again shown her love and admiration for heralded economist, former Minister of Finance and Managing Director, Operations of World Bank, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
Super model, Naomi Campbell reveling in the thrill and chills of her most admired black woman shared a photo of herself with Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on her Instagram page.
Naomi Campbell admitted that Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance was the only person she wanted to meet at the World Economic Forum suggesting that she was a big admirer of Madam Ngozi.
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“0The only person I wanted to meet this year at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland over a beautiful dinner, we shared our strength’s and hope.
“The BRILLIANT & BEAUTIFUL Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; globally acclaimed economist, Nigeria’s first female Minister of Finance, active board member for a variety of large and impactful organizations like the African Risk Capacity, Standard Chartered Bank and Twitter – she’s one of Fortune’s 50 Greatest World Leaders in 2015 and Forbes Top 100 Most Powerful Women in the World, 2011-2014.
“Ngozi you are the epitome of #BLACKEXCELLENCE and a trailblazer for women around around the world!! I’m inspired by your intelligence and vision, you are history in the making #BlackHistoryMonth”
Sixty-four year old Okonjo-Iweala has also responded to the post by Naomi Campbell via her Twitter page.
She wrote: “Thank you @NaomiCampbell for such kind words. And thank you for all you are doing to make fashion, architecture, and technology accessible to those without access on the continent, and for being a voice for people of African origin in the industry and around the world.”
Mama Ngozi is a recipient of honorary degrees from 14 universities worldwide among other awards. She also received the award for Womne’s Economic Empowerment Award from WEConnect International (2017).