Nigerian president picks World Bank MD for cabinet
ABUJA, July 5 |
ABUJA, July 5 (Reuters) - Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has asked the Senate to approve World Bank managing director Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as a member of his new cabinet, the president of the upper house of parliament said on Tuesday.
"I hereby submit the name of Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, with her CV, for confirmation as minister by the distinguished members of the Senate," Jonathan said in a letter read out by Senate President David Mark. (For more Reuters Africa coverage and to have your say on the top issues, visit: af.reuters.com/ ) (Reporting by Camillus Eboh; Writing by Nick Tattersall; Editing by Louise Ireland)
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