How I defeated cancer -Okonjo-Iweala
Coordinating minister of the economy and minister of finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has revealed that she once had cancer but was able to defeat the deadly ailment that has claimed the lives of many Nigerians.
She spoke on Thursday at the service of songs for the late Oronto Douglas, special adviser to the president on research and documentation that held in Abuja Thursday night.
She spoke on how she survived cancer 15 years ago affirming that the scare is not the end of life.
The service was attended by a cross section of the society from civil society, government, the media, the clergy among others.
In her remarks at the occasion, Dr. Okonjo-Iweala said: “Oronto and I had two similarities in life, we both had cancer. I had my last surgery, 15 years ago and I shared my experience with him,” she said, narrating how she repeatedly sought to encourage him using her triumph over the disease.
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