3 Results / Page 1 of 1



We Must Move From Talks To Results — WTO DG, Okonjo-Iweala

The new Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has charged members of the organisation to do things differently to deliver results. Speaking after assuming office on March 1 at the WTO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, the Nigerian former Minister of Finance and first black and female head of WTO also said it would no longer be business as usual. Dr Okonjo-Iweala is the seventh Director-General […]

todayMarch 3, 2021


Atiku Congratulates Okonjo-Iweala On emergence as WTO Boss

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 […]

todayFebruary 16, 2021 2


Okonjo-Iweala emerges first woman named WTO boss

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been confirmed on Monday as the first woman and first African leader of the World Trade Organization. The WTO called a special general council meeting at which the former Nigerian finance minister and World Bank veteran was formally selected as the global trade body’s new director-general. US President Joe Biden strongly swung behind her candidacy shortly after the only other remaining contender, South Korean Trade Minister Yoo […]

todayFebruary 15, 2021 3