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5 Yrs After Proposing To Genevieve, Check Out The Biography and Achievements Of Okonjo-Iweala's Son

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5 years ago, Okonjo Iweala's son made headlines after headlines after he pulled a stunt on Genevieve Nnaji by proposing to her on red Carpet during the premiere of the movie "Beast Of No Nation", an act that was seen as a joke or prank.

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Well, Genevieve neither said No nor Yes, however, today marks the 38th birthday of the young man Uzodinma Iweala, who is the son of one of Nigeria's greatest female leaders Ngozi Okonjo Iweala. As Uzodimma Iweala marks his 38th birthday today, let's lake a look at his biography and notable achievements.


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Uzodimma Iweala is an American-based Nigerian medical doctor and author born on the 5th day of November, 1982 in Washington DC.

He attended one of the most prestigious schools in the world; Havard University, where he obtained a degree in English language and American literature in the year 2004. In 2011, he also graduated from Columbian college of surgeons and physicians. He made headlines in 2005 when he published his first book titled "Beasts Of No Nation", a book that was adopted into a movie in 2015 and won several movie awards.


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View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Notable Achievements

Uzodimma Iweala is gradually following the footstep of his mom, making history and grabbing numerous awards. He won a lot of prizes in Harvard even as an undergraduate, including Best Undergraduate in 2003 and award of excellence in creative writing. In 2006, he was given New York Library Best Fiction Award and he was also named among the best 20 young American Novelists in 2007.


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Photo: Uzodimma Iweala and Genevieve on red carpet.

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