Former Nigerian minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has announced her latest media feature in the upcoming docu-series by filmmaker Mo Abudu.
Iweala is currently the Director General of the World Trade Organisation and became quite popular for her various roles as a minister in Nigeria. Her journey into the world of finance will be explored in the upcoming series.
The project titled Black Brilliant and Bold has been described by Abudu in as “A groundbreaking series designed to celebrate and showcase the remarkable achievements of Black Women from all corners of the world!”
The series is expected to feature an array of black women, from various fields, from science and technology to arts and activism, and politics, amongst others. With the mission to highlight and celebrate their achievements that have gone unnoticed over the years.
In a post on social media, the filmmaker announced the commencement of the production and her reasons towards pushing such an interesting direction at a time like this.
Abudu, who just recently released her first project as a director, has also welcomed news of the short films titled Iyawo Mi and Her Perfect Life being eligible for Oscars consideration.
No date for its release has been announced for the Black, Brilliant and Bold series, as filming is currently still going on in various locations around the world.