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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Bags Major WHO Appointment. – Chidi Cali

Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed World Health Organisation (WHO) Special Envoy for the newly inaugurated Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator.

This was disclosed by the Director-General of the organisation, Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, during the launch of the ACT Accelerator — via webinar from Geneva.

Okonjo-Iweala will work alongside British business executive, Sir Andrew Witty in the same capacity, to mobilise international commitment to the initiative.

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