The model is throwing herself into a legal fight over her leaving Lions for DNA.
She will report to editor in chief Edward Enninful and begin her new role on March 5.
The Mail on Sunday journalist will join the magazine on Feb. 12.
Edward Enninful talks models, multiculturalism and his old fashion gang.
Aboah was shot by Steven Meisel and is featured wearing a Marc Jacobs dress, and turban, on the cover.
Coddington will also be contributing to the December issue of British Vogue.
She will succeed Stephen Quinn, who announced his retirement last week after serving in the role for 26 years.
Tommy Hilfiger, Mary Katrantzou and Peter Pilotto were sipping cocktails with the Chinese online retailer and the BFC/Vogue Fashion Fund.
Lions claims DNA, with the help of Aboah’s fashionably connected mother, poached the popular model.
Over the years Fashion for Relief has held shows in New York, London, Cannes, Moscow, Mumbai and Dar es Salaam to raise millions of dollars for various environmental and humanitarian causes worldwide.
The new British Vogue editor is facing challenges in a tricky environment for print magazines.
Campbell raised the issue on her Instagram account.