BREAKING: Okonjo-Iweala Elected Director General Of WTO

BREAKING: Okonjo-Iweala Elected Director General Of WTO

By Ubokobong Uko | Senior News Editor on October 28, 2020
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Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala pictured at the World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland in June 2014 | Getty Images

Former Finance Minister of Nigeria, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been elected as the Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

Okonjo-Iweala defeated South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee, by a wide margin in the final stage of the selection process on Wednesday, October 28, 2020.

The WTO is expected to formerly make the announcement later on Wednesday.

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