BREAKING: Okonjo-Iweala Declared WTO Director-General

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Okonjo-Iweala Pledges WTO's Support For Nigeria

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

According to reports, the former world Bank vice chairperson polled 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat South Korea’s Trade Minister.

She becomes the first African and the first female to head the WTO.

The body is expected to officially announce her as the new DG by 3pm Nigerian time.

More details shortly…

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