Dr Njideka Udochi, a daughter of Late Obi Prof. Chukwuka Okonjo, of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Delta State, Nigeria, has recorded huge success in US at the time her sister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala assumed office as the first female head and first African to lead the World Trade Organization.
Dr. Udochi was awarded the family doctor of the year 2021 in Maryland, USA.
She is a graduate of medicine from the University of Nigeria, with over 33 years of experience in the medical line and has emerged 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.