The Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has congratulated the World Bank president elect, Mr. Jim Yong Kim. She told a press conference in Abuja, last night that she was prepared to work with him.
The minister however flawed the process through which Mr. Kim emerged as according to her, it was not based on merit.
Meanwhile, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has congratulated Dr. Jim Yong Kim on his election as the new President of the World Bank. President Jonathan also thanked the leaders, governments, peoples and friends of developing countries, as well as the media and other civil society groups, for the support and encouragement given to Nigeria’s Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.