If you really want to know about African and Nigerian economic progress, and are tired of the old cliched stories about Africa that only involve wars, fmaine or disease, watch this excellent video. For those who don’t know her, the speaker is Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the former Nigerian Finance Minister and a very senior figure at the World Bank where she is Managing Director.
In this briliant speech given to an audience with no visual aids or written notes, she speaks with clarity and precision on the tremendous reforms and economic growth in Nigeria and Africa. She got a deserved generous ovation for this speech. This is also a primer for all those in the “President Obasanjo” did nothing brigade in Nigeria. Watch and learn….