It’s nothing but joy and celebrations on social media following Ngozi Okonjo Iweala’s appointment as Director-General of the World Trade Organization, making her the first woman and African to lead the global organization.
As soon as the word spread of this amazing news, Nigerian women took to their socials to fill it them up with pictures of themselves proudly wearing their Nigerian attire like Ngozi does thus inspiring the social media challenge, #BeLikeNgozi in honour of her.
And course shortly after, many reached out to share their congratulatory messages of the exciting news as well as express their joy and support for the growing #BeLikeNgozi challenge such as author and mentor, Betty Buzo who wrote:
“What a way to honour and celebrate an icon @NOIweala as the next WTO Director-General. The first woman and the first African woman to lead the WTO. Love to see this challenge flood the timeline. Super proud of all the amazing Nigerian women celebrating with NOI.”
Also showing love for Iweala’s amazing accomplishments is social political activist, Tacha (@Symply_Tacha) who wrote:
“Ngozi Okonjo Iweala is a beacon of Excellence and an inspiration to all Nigerians. I celebrate you ma. Big congratulations. Thank you for steadily changing the narrative.”