Okonjo-Iweala bags 2 international appointments


By Omodele Adigun, Isaac Anumihe and Blaise Udunze

FORMER Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been named as Chairperson of the 28-member Board of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) and Senior Advisor of the 167-year-old global investment firm, Lazard Investment Bank.
GAVI, an international public-private partnership committed to saving the lives of children and protecting people’s health by improving access to immunisation in developing countries, including Nigeria, is a $12 billion multilateral partnership that disburses grants of upwards of $1.8 billion annually to developing countries for immunisation programmes.

Source : SunOnline

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