Okowa felicitates with Okonjo-Udochi on emergence as US Physician-of-the-Year 


Delta airport, Okowa
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated Dr Njide Okonjo-Udochi on her emergence as first black female Physician-of-the-Year in the United States of Amer­ica.

This came as the world is celebrating the appointment of her elder sister’s, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as Director-General of World Trade Organization (WTO).

In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor said Deltans and Nigerians were proud of the outstanding accomplishments of the Okonjo family of Ogwashi-Uku in the state.

He said that after the recent humble elevation of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, it was pleasing to hear that Okonjo-Udochi had also emerged Family Physician-of-the-Year 2021 in Maryland, United States, the first black woman to be so honoured with the prestigious award.

“While we are still celebrating the news of the appointment of your sister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), we are…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper