Atiku Congratulates Okonjo-Iweala On emergence as WTO Boss

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Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has congratulated Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on her emergence as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

Atiku in his congratulatory message on Monday believes the Delta-born former Minister of Finance is the right person for the job, assuring her of the country’s support in her new role.

“Dr (Mrs) @NOIweala is a woman I know very well because we worked at close quarters between 2003 and 2007 when she served in our administration in various capacities, most notably as Finance Minister,” Atiku who was Nigeria’s vice president between 1999 and 2007 began in a series of tweet on his official handle.

“We would not need someone who thinks they can pull this off. We would need someone who has actually and serially pulled it off before. And that person has emerged.”

Written by: Ayomide Ayodele

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