WTO Finalists: How I made it this far – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala 

WTO Finalists: How I made it this far – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala 

By Ekene Agbor
WTO Finalists
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

 

Former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has said that she made it to the third and final stage of the selection process for the job of the new Director General of World Trade Organization (WTO) owing to the support of Nigerians.
If she emeged, the economic guru would be the first female leader of this organization.
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Okonjo-Iweala on Thursday appreciated Nigerians for supporting her bid for the job adding that she could not have made it without the prayers and support of all Nigerians.

Reacting via her verified Twitter handle, she wrote, “Happy to be in the final round of the @wto DG campaign. Thanks, WTO members for your continued support of my candidacy.

“I could not have made it without the prayers and support of all Nigerians and friends around the world. Thank you @MBuhari and all my friends. Aluta continua!”

The General Council Chair David Walker of New Zealand and his co-facilitators in the selection process disclosed that Okonjo-Iweala and Yoo Myung-hee of the Republic of Korea have advanced to the final round of consultations which will determine the next WTO DG.

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