Breaking: Okonjo-Iweala Is New WTO Director General.


Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Nigeria minister of finance has emerged as the new director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

This is according to reports on Wednesday monitored by Naija News on Arise TV

Okonjo-Iweala defeated her fellow finalist, Ms Yoo Myung-hee from South Korea by a wide margin for the keenly contested position.

It is understood that the development will be formally announced by the WTO later today (3 pm Nigerian time).

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Our reporter further gathered that Okonjo-Iweala polled 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat Myung-hee of South Korea in the final stage of the race for the international job.

Details shortly…

Source: Naija News


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