Dr. Ngozi Okonji-Iweala has brought joy to a former Nigerian leader, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, whom she served under as a Minister of Finance. 

The former President is proud of his minister who has now joined the Board of Twitter.

After she announced her appointment on her Twitter page, Dr. Jonathan expressed her excitement in a congratulatory message on his Facebook page. 

Ngozi wrote: "Excited to work with and an incredible team on the Board of Twitter, a global platform that is such a strong connector of people and ideas".

And former President Jonathan says he is not surprised.

"I am not surprised that Dr. Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala has been appointed into the board of Twitter.

"If anyone merits such an appointment, it is definitely a woman who helped her nation manage its finances most prudently and was instrumental to pulling many millions out of poverty.

"Ngozi, I am proud of you.

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"You served Nigeria most meritoriously and I am more than certain that you would do the same at Twitter.


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It is not yet clear what her role will be in Twitter, but she gave a hint about what her presence there will bring. 

"It’s a privilege to work again with Bob. 'Look forward to contributing to the strong and visionary future for ," she state. 

This appointment has put her name in the list of trends on Twitter today, Friday, July 20, in Nigeria. 

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