Okonjo-Iweala: Happy to be in final rounds of WTO DG race

Nigeria’s candidate for the post of Director General WTO, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has said that she is delighted to make it to the final round of voting for the position, as she appreciated Nigerians for their support.

The two-time finance minister, via her Twitter handle, said “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 Muhammadu Buhari and all my friends. Aluta continua”

Nigeria’s candidate for the post of Director General WTO, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has said that she is delighted to make it to the final round of voting for the position, as she appreciated Nigerians for their support.

The two-time finance minister, via her Twitter handle, said “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 Muhammadu Buhari and all my friends. Aluta continua!”

 

If Okonjo Iweala wins the final vote next month, she will become the first African woman to take the role of WTO DG, succeeding the current DG, Mr. Roberto Azevêdo.

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