Nigerian Finance Minister to deliver J.A. Kufuor Lecture

BY: Enoch Darfah Frimpong

The Finance Minister of Nigeria and Coordinating Minister of the Nigerian Economy, Dr Ngozi Iweala-Okonjo would deliver the Second John Agyekum Kufuor lecture in Accra.

She will speak on the topic: “What Africa must do to own the 21st Century.”

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The lecture, which is being organised by the John A. Kufuor Foundation, forms part of its Global Development Series on Democratic Governance.

It would be held at the Accra International Conference Centre on Friday February 22, 2013 at 6pm.

A statement signed by Mr Frank Agyekum, Spokesperson and Special Aide to former President J.A. Kufuor said Dr Iweala-Okonjo’s visit is at the invitation of the John A. Kufuor Foundation.

The statement said she will be in Ghana from Friday February 22 to Saturday February 23, 2013.

She is scheduled to hold a working lunch with selected Cooperate Executives at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel and also call on President John Dramani Mahama, Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, and Mr Seth Tekper, Minister of Finance.