January 25, 2021

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Breaking: WTO Announces Okonjo-Iweala as new DG

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Former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been elected Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO).


The final two-man race, she polled 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat South Korea’s Trade Minister.

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The body is expected to announce her as the new DG by 3pm Nigerian time. She becomes the first African to head the WTO.

Nigeria is so proud of you ma. May God strengthen you to accomplish your new assignment.🙏


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