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WTO DG: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala reacts to Buhari, NASS, ECOWAS improve for her aspiration

Dr Ngozi Okonjo – Iweala, a former Nigeria’s Coordinating Minister of Finance on Thursday expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nationwide Meeting for nominating and supporting her candidacy for Director-Basic of the International Industry Group ( WTO).

Iweala who said this in an interview with the Information Company of Nigeria( NAN) in Geneva, additionally thanked ECOWAS for endorsing her candidacy because the race for the WTO Director-Basic place enters the choice segment.

She is vying for the highest process along applicants from Kenya, Egypt, Saudi Arabia. UK, Moldova, Mexico and the Republic of Korea.

All of the applicants are in Geneva to make displays to the WTO Basic Council and addressed the click from July 15th – 17th.

The previous Finance Minister who had up to now recommended the WTO to elect its Director-Basic in accordance with advantage, advised NAN that given her resumè as a construction economist, she used to be very best fitted to the process.

She stated: “I wish to additionally thank the Minister of International Affairs Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, the Leader of Personnel to the President Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu and the Nigerian ambassadors to Switzerland, WTO in addition to the Everlasting Undertaking to the UN in Geneva.

“Folks inquire from me regularly what very best qualifies you for the job- I feel the WTO wishes management, it can not proceed to do what it did prior to.”

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