Nigerian Woman, Iyabo Masha Becomes First African G-24 Director in 52 Years

The Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Issues and Development has named Dr. Iyabo Masha as its new director.

 

The worldwide organization announced the announcement in a statement released to press on Sunday in Washington, DC.

 

Masha, who was appointed on February 24, would succeed the outgoing director, Ms Marilou Uy, according to the G-24. Marsha is also the first African to hold the role.

 

According to the G-24 Secretariat, Masha brought a wide range of policy, operational, and research experience at the global and national levels, all of which coincided with the G-24’s goal.

 

“It is also important to note that Masha was a member of Nigeria’s Presidential Economic Advisory Council from 2019-2022 which directly advises the President on economic policy,” it stated.

 

It added that from 2019-2022, she was a member of Nigeria’s Presidential Economic Advisory Council, which directly advises the President on economic policy.

 

In that role, she provided leadership to the Council’s work on global economic spill overs, macroeconomic and sustainable development policies.

 

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