BREAKING: Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala emerges WTO DG

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

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been elected Director General of the World Trade Organization in the final two-man race, she polled 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat South Korea’s Trade Minister.

The former minister becomes the first African to head the WTO. The body is expected to announce her as the new DG by 3pm Nigerian time.

Congratulations to Nigerians all over the world.

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