Okonjo -Iweala emerges world trade organisation’s DG

Former Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Dr Ngozi Okonji-Iweala has emerged the new Director General of the World Trade Organisation.

According to sources from the European Union, she rose victorious in the contest over her South Korean counter part, Ms Yoo Myung-hee, by a wide margin.

Okonjo-Iweala’s victory is expected to be announced formally by the WTO later today.

Kemi Filani News reports that, she is the first African and first female to achieve this feat! Congrats to her!

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