Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: I couldn’t be prouder, Mercy Aigbe congratulates new WTO DG

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: I couldn’t be prouder, Mercy Aigbe congratulates new WTO DG

- Actress Mercy Aigbe has congratulated Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on her appointment as the new WTO director-general

- The actress shared a photo showing Okonjo-Iweala’s face on electronic billboards in the US

- Aigbe, who expressed how proud she was of the achievement, said it was a big win for Nigeria

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Nollywood movie star, Mercy Aigbe, has joined millions of Nigerians and Africans around the world who have extended hearty congratulations to Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on becoming the first female and first African to head the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

Aigbe took to her official page on Instagram with a post dedicated to the new WTO director-general. According to her, Okonjo-Iweala’s appointment is a big win for the country as a whole and citizens of Nigeria.

The actress added that she could not be prouder of what the former Nigerian minister of finance has accomplished.

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Also coming along with Aigbe’s post is a photo showing Okonjo-Iweala’s face gracing several billboards in the US.

Check out the post below:

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: I couldn’t be prouder, Mercy Aigbe congratulates new WTO Director-General

Nollywood's Mercy Aigbe congratulates new WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. Photo:@realmercyaigbe
Source: Instagram

Fans of the actress also joined her in congratulating the new WTO DG. Read what some of them had to say below:

myo_update said:

"This is destiny speaking aloudwow."

talk2bidex4real said:

"She's our pride of all time."

laseramas said:

"The only Good News happening to Nigeria now."

makeupandhair_by_jhay said:

"Meeeehn, I couldn’t b prouder. I love seeing great women. And Imma join the league of great women pretty soon."

pinoray5 said:

"The fact she still wears her Nigeria prints and maintain her Nigerian accent is a big deal to me."

Meanwhile, previously reported that a young Nigerian kid joined the trending #BelikeNgozichallenge with her amazing ankara and 'gele' costume.

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Social media users said that she could easily pass for the kid replica of Okonjo-Iweala with her apt posture.

Prayers also poured in for the young girl as people wished her a very bright future.


Adeyinka Odutuyo is an entertainment/lifestyle journalist at with over three years of working experience in the media industry.

He has a degree in Linguistics and Communication Studies from Osun State University, Osogbo. When he is not writing about celebrities, you will find him blogging about local Nigerian recipes on Instagram (@playfoodbyyinka)

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