Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Speaks As She Emerges WTO DG Candidate With The Most Supporters

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s nominee for the position of the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) is set to emerge winner of the competitive race.


According to Reuters, a key group of WTO ambassadors proposed Okonjo-Iweala to lead the trade organisation on Wednesday,

The official announcement was expected to be announced yesterday by WTO but this did not happen following the opposition of her emergence by the US.

Okonjo-Iweala was Nigeria’s finance minister during the tenures of former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan.

Okonjo-Iweala took to her official Twitter account to share a message to all her supporters  official announcement is still pending:



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