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Dr. Okonjo-Iweala makes Fortune 50 greatest world leaders


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The Minister of Finance Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been named one of the 50 greatest leaders in the world by Fortune Magazine.





The Minister of Finance Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been named one of the 50 greatest leaders in the world by Fortune Magazine.

Okonjo-Iweala was recognised alongside Liberian President, Ellen
Johnson-Sirleaf; Pope Francis, Chinese President Xi Jinping; Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi; Bill and Melinda Gates, Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerburg; and Apple Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Tom Cook.

A statement from the Ministry of Finance, on Thursday said that Okonjo-Iweala was named 33rd on the list.

The minister, according to the statement, is described by Fortune
Magazine as "a fearless promoter of sound economic policies."
According to the statement, she was also singled out for working hard to usher in a decade in which the country's Gross Domestic Product size tripled.

In compiling the 2015 list, the magazine explained that it gathered advice from more than 24 of the world's best minds.
The leaders were judged by their -s within their professional
domains, industries or governance.

"We set out to find singular leaders with vision who moved others to act as well, and who brought their followers with them on a shared quest.


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