JUST IN: Okonjo-Iweala’s brother replaces dad as Obi of Ogwashi-Uku
Ifechukwude Chukuka Okonjo, brother to ex-Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has ascended the throne of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom.
By this appointment, he effectively becomes an Obi.
This was sequel to the death of her father, Obi Chukuka Okonjo, who died aged 91.
The World Bank senior staff made this known on Friday via her verified Twitter handle @NOIweala
She had tweeted: “It is with thanks to Almighty God that I announce two impactful events: the Ascension to the throne of the Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom of my brother, Obi Ifechukwude Chukuka Okonjo, upon the passing away of my father Obi (Professor) Chukuka Okonjo at the age of 91.”