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Okonjo-Iweala’s sister gets huge honour in the US, wins family doctor of the Year Award

Another member of the Okonjo family has written the country’s name in gold and done herself and family proud

Okonjo-Iweala’s sister, Dr Njideka Udochi, has been recognized as the family doctor of the current year in the United States

Udochi, a graduate of medicine from the University of Nigeria, with over 33 years of experience in the medical line becomes the first black woman to win the reputable award.

The US-based family physician, according to Nigeria Abroad, is the founder of the Millennial Family Care and was recognized as the top doctor by Baltimore Magazine in 2019.

The Maryland Academy of Family Physicians usually recognizes members that do exceedingly well as far as the tenets and ethos that guide family physicians are concerned.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, in an earlier tweet, praised her sister for her care for COVID-19 patients and for saving lives.

Congratulations Dr Njideka Udochi, Maryland’s Family Physician Of The Year. Thank you for your care of COVID-19 patients and for saving so many lives. Proud of you my sister,” she tweeted.

 

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