- A Nigerian lady, Nono Okeke, has made herself proud by winning the highest award anyone can win in a central bank
- Okeke won the Spotlight Award in the Central Bank of Ireland and dedicated it to the director-general of the World Trade Organisation, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
- According to the young lady, Okonjo-Iweala motivates her to work viciously hard
A Nigerian lady identified as Nono Okeke has taken to social media to celebrate her achievement after winning the Spotlight Award in the Central Bank of Ireland where she works.
Nono said the award is the highest anyone can ever be given in the central bank, adding that she is still in shock.
The young lady dedicated the award to the director-general of the World Trade Organisation, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, for motivating her to work hard.
In her words:
"So this happened yesterday! I work in Central Bank of Ireland and yesterday I won the “Spotlight Award” which is the highest award you can ever win in Central Bank. Still in shock! Ngozi Iweala is the woman that motivates me to work viciously hard! I dedicate this award to her."
Nigerians took to the comment section of the post to congratulate Okeke on her achievement.
"Love to see this...keep winning big big."
"Congratulations Dear. I am happy to see you succeed and live your dreams."
"Wow, its a breath of fresh air to see good News and great achievements from my fellow Nigerians. All the bad news is so tiring lately. Congratulations Dear. Let's pop champagne."
The 24-year-old man, however, did not disclose the name of the bank.
@taizer_, who is a graduate of mathematics and finance, wrote:
“Aced my interview, got the job and now you’re looking at the newest Assistant Vice President in one of the largest UK banks.”
Tunde Ososanya, a Legit.ng editor, is a graduate of Mass Communication from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism. He's passionate about what he does and finds fulfillment in informing the people. Ososanya is the author of Later Tonight: a Collection of Short Stories.
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