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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-Normal of the Global Business 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-Normal place enters the choice segment.

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

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

The previous Finance Minister who had prior to now advised the WTO to elect its Director-Normal according to benefit, instructed NAN that given her resumè as a construction economist, she used to be highest fitted to the task.

She mentioned: “I wish to additionally thank the Minister of Overseas Affairs Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, the Leader of Group of workers to the President Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu and the Nigerian ambassadors to Switzerland, WTO in addition to the Everlasting Project to the UN in Geneva.

“Other people inquire from me frequently what highest qualifies you for the job- I believe the WTO wishes management, it can’t proceed to do what it did earlier than.”

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