[quote="azumabi"]BREAKING NEWS: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala named World Bank President
Today, Nigeria set her foot in the sands of time, making history and making the whole of Africa proud by Producing the First-ever World Bank President from Africa. Our own daughter-of-the-soil Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is to direct world economy. As from today Nigeria will have a greater say in the World Bank, and consequently the vision 2020 will now become a more visible possibility for Nigeria.
Latest reports reaching us in the early hours of today revealed that. Dr. Jim Yong Kim, a South Korea-born, naturalised American and President Barack Obama’s nominee who was a strong contender for the post yesterday night withdrew from the race to become the new world Bank president sighting fears of him being not capable for the position, due to personal issues that he's currently facing with his family.
Kim, who is the President (Vice-Chancellor) of Dartmouth College, New Hampshire and reputed as a global expert on health matters. said "Its sad to admit it, but i must say this is the end of the road for me now, i have to be accountable for what goes on in my home first before i direct world affairs"
In an unexpected development, Jose Antonio Ocampo, former finance minister of Colombia and the Ngozi's other opponent declared on National Televison, RCN TV that he has decided to step down for Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, therefore she became the only candidate for world bank precidency.
she will now take over from current President, Robert B. Zoellick
In a phone call conversation with newsmen in the early hours of today, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala couldnt hide her joy in what she described as "Destiny finally fulfilled"
"I have a God who never fails, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob never fails me. i am so happy" she said. aprilfool, stated that...[/quote]
Nevertheless I hope he clinches the position