Okonjo-Iweala Emerges DG Of World Trade Organisation

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s Nominee For The Position Of The Director-General Of The World Trade Organisation (Wto), Has Emerged Winner Of The Competitive Race.


Okonjo- Iweala Polled 104 Votes From 164 Member Countries To Defeat South Korea’s Minister Of Trade Minister, Yoo Myung-Hee.


The Official Announcement Is Expected To Be Made Later Today By Wto.


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Okonjo-Iweala Was Nigeria’s Finance Minister During The Tenures Of Former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo And Goodluck Jonathan.


She Has Experience Working At International Governance Bodies As A Former Managing Director Of The World Bank And As A Chairman At The Global Alliance For Vaccines And Immunization.


Okonjo-Iweala’s Success As WTO Dg Makes Her The First African And First Female Director-General Of The International Body In Its 25-Year History.

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