Today, we highlight 4 Igbo women who have been Vice Presidents of the World Bank…
1. OKONJI NGOZI IWEALA: She is the first and only African to rise to the number 2 position at the World Bank. That is, she served as World Bank Vice President before being promoted to the most of Managing Director. She is a Harvard university graduate. She is Igbo.
2. SANDIE OKORO: She is a senior vice president and general counsel, World Bank. She is the first and only black African in such positions at the World Bank. She is Igbo.
3. OBIAGELI EZEKWESILI: She is the founder of Transparency International and the director of the global anti-corruption body based in Berlin, Germany. She is a Harvard university graduate. She is Igbo. She is also a former World Bank Vice President.
4. ARUNMA OTEH: Treasurer and vice president, World Bank. She is Igbo from Abia state. A UNN graduate.
I am proud of Igbo women.