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Okonjo-Iweala and Awosika to speak at WIMBIZ Conference

Okonjo-Iweala, Awosika, Others To Speak At WIMBIZ Conference. The director general of the World Trade Organisation(WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, founder, Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc, Atedo Peter side, and the former chairman of First Bank of Nigeria, Ibukun Awosika, are set to speak at the 20 Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ) annual conference slated for tomorrow, November 4, 2021.

This is as the WTO boss was named among the 20 female living legends in Nigeria. Okonjo-Iweala was named one of Nigeria’s living legends alongside; Lady Maiden Alex Ibru, Prof. Ibironke Akinsete, Onyeka Onwenu, Chief Mrs Kofo Olawoye; Dr Sarah Jubril, Chief Nike Davies-Okundaye and Chief Dr Onikepo Akande, were among the recognised female pioneers, who through sheer audacity, have broken barriers for women and achieved incredible feats in their different endeavours.

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Education news

Spine Surgery: Okonjo-Iweala’s Son, Uchechi, Breaks Medical Record In US

He majors in Robotic Spine Surgery, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Cervical and Lumbar Disc Replacement, Spinal Fusion/Arthrodesis, Nerve Releases.

Dr. Uchechi Iweala, son of the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Ngozi Okonji-Iweala, has broken a medical record in Maryland, United States.

On Thursday, the WTO boss announced that her son was one of the first spinal surgeons in Maryland to perform a successful navigated lumbar spinal fusion using a robot.
The proud mother took to her Twitter account to share the good news, as she congratulated and encouraged her son on his medical feat.

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Dora Akunyili’s son reacts as Okonjo-Iweala comments on the murder of his father

The Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has expressed sadness over the “brutal killing” of Dr. Chike Akunyili, husband of the late NAFDAC DG, Dora Akunyili.