Ex-Nigerian Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has arisen as the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
An assertion delivered by the WTO on Monday, February fifteenth affirmed the arrangement of Okonjo-Iweala as the main female and African to turn into the association’s Director-General.
Her new support by the United States of America and the withdrawal of the South Korean Trade Minister and up-and-comer, Yoo Myung-hee, made the way for Okonjo-Iweala.
Making the declaration, WTO composed on Twitter:
“BREAKING: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala from Nigeria is named as the following WTO Director-General. Dr. Okonjo-Iweala impacts the world forever as the primary lady and the principal African to lead the WTO.
She resumes office on the 1st of March 2021. More details soon. #WTODG @NOIweala”