Home > Breaking > BREAKING: Okonjo-Iweala emerges WTO Director-General

BREAKING: Okonjo-Iweala emerges WTO Director-General

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s nominee for the office of the director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), has emerged winner of the highly competitive race.

The former Nigerian minister polled 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat her South Korea’s trade minister opponent, at the final stage of the race

She becomes the first African to occupy that office at the WTO.

Comments

comments