BREAKING: Nigeria’s nominee and Ex-finance minister, Okonjo-Iweala emerges as WTO DG
Nigeria’s nominee for the office of the director-general of the World Trade Organisation, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has defeated her South Korea’s trade minister opponent to emerge as the winner of the highly competitive race.
Ngozi who is a former finance minister in Nigeria polled 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat her opponent at the final stage of the race.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has broken the jinx as the first African to occupy that office as the DG of the World Trade Organisation.
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