Ikemba Iweala: Get To Know WTO Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Husband And Family

Ikemba Iweala: Get To Know WTO Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Husband And Family

Ikemba Iweala, usually known as Ngozi Okonjo’s husband is a neurosurgeon by profession. He is a family medicine specialist based in Washington DC. Likewise, he also specializes in emergency medicine.

Ikemba has nearly 46 years of experience in the medical field. Furthermore, Ikemba’s wife Ngozi Okonjo is an eminent Nigerian-American economist and international development, expert. She is the first woman to become Nigeria’s finance minister, and also the first woman to serve twice. Currently, she is gaining a lot of limelight after she won the support from Biden’s administration for being the next director for World Trade Centre (WTO).

Quick Facts:

Name Ikemba Iweala
Birthday September 3, 1948
Age 73
Gender Male
Nationality Nigerian-American
Profession Doctor ( neurosurgeon)
Married/Single Married
Wife Okonjo-Iweala
Children 4
Education University of Ibadan

10 Facts on  Ikemba Iweala

  1. Ikemba Iweala is a Neurosurgeon who is 73 years of age as of 2021. He was born in the year 1948 and his birthday is on September 3.
  2. He holds Nigerian-American nationality and comes from African ethnic background.
  3. Ikemba graduated from the University of Ibadan medical school in 1975. He also has received various training on accidents and emergency cases.
  4.  Ikemba Iweala is married to Ngozi Okonjo. Ngozi is an economist and international development, expert.
  5. As of Ikemba’s son’s Instagram post, the couple has been married for nearly 41 years now. In 2016 their son, Uzodinma had posted a picture of his parents wishing them on their 37th wedding anniversary.
  6. Moreover, Ngozi Okonjo and her husband Ikemba Iweala are blessed with 4 children; 3 boys( Uzodinma Iweala, Okechukwu Iweal, and Uchechi Iweala) and a girl(Onyinye Iweala).  
  7.  What does Ikemba Iweala do? Speaking about his job, he is a neurosurgeon.
  8. Also, he specializes in emergency medicine and treats patients in life-threatening conditions like heart attack, drug overdose, shock, or massive bleeding.
  9. Ikemba Iweala’s primary source of revenue is accumulated from being health personnel. However, the information regarding his net worth is yet to be revealed.
  10. Likewise his wife, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will almost certainly become the first African, Black person, and woman to lead the World Trade Organization.


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