Just In: Ex-Finance Minister Okonjo Iweala Elected WTO Director General

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Nigeria’s minister for Finance and nominee for the office of the director-general of the World Trade Organisation, WTO,  has emerged winner of the highly anticipated role.

The ex-minister According to TheCable, polled 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat her South Korea’s trade minister opponent, at the final stage of the race

She has many records in her kitty, including becoming the first African to occupy the DG’s office at the WTO.

More details to follow shortly

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