WTO: Okonjo-Iweala resumes office in her customary Ankara prints today
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the new Director-General of the World Trade Organisation resumes office today in her customary Ankara prints. Okonjo-Iweala is famous for her unique African dress for all occasions.
The former Minister of Finance in Nigeria is the first female and only African to be elected Director-general of World Trade Organisation after she emerged the winner of the election last month.
She will be leading World Trade Organisation for the next four years and she can also seek for additional four years in the helm of the WTO affairs.
Ngozi, whose track records as a former minister of finance in Nigeria and a former Managing-director and economics development expert at World Bank where she worked for 25 years stood tall.
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The African-American and first female to lead the organisation is likely to be subjected to public scrutiny after beating the odds to land the World Trade Organisation job.
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will be looking to reposition the World Trade Organisation amidst the harsh economy in the world caused by the effect of the COVID-19 outbreak.