Breaking: Okonjo-Iweala Resumes Duty As First Female DG Of WTO


Former Nigeria’s finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has officially resumed office as the new Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

Okonjo-Iweala was last month confirmed as the first female and African to head the 26-year old organization.

Welcoming Okonjo-Iweala to her new office on Monday, WTO tweeted, “Welcome to Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala @NOIweala on her first day as WTO Director-General!”

“She makes history as the first woman and first African to take up this post.”


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