Ngozii Okonjo-Iweala makes history, confirmed as WTO DG

By AdvocateNews on 15/02/2021

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Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Dr Okonjo-Iweala has been appointed as the Director-General of the WTO.

WTO confirmed her appointment at a special meeting of the General Council, following a selection process that included eight candidates from around the world.

The tweet read: “Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala from Nigeria is appointed as the next WTO Director-General.

“Her term starts on the 1st of March 2021.”

Dr. Okonjo-Iweala becomes the first woman and the first African to lead the WTO.

Posted 15/02/2021 6:47:21 PM

 

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