Nigeria Will Engage Relevant Stakeholders To Ensure Okonjo-Iweala Leads WTO – FG
By Amie T. Camara
Afrinity Production reveal the Federal Government of Nigeria’s statement, saying, they will continue to engage relevant stakeholders to ensure the emergence of Dr Ngozi Okono-Iweala as the next Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
According to Channels, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ferdinand Nwonye, gave the assurance in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.
He noted that the third and final round of the selection process for the director-general of the global organisation was concluded on Tuesday and the result was formally announced the day after.
Nwonye added that Okonjo-Iweala, a former Minister of Finance, had gotten the support of the majority of the member countries.
He, however, explained that she was yet to be declared and returned the winner because all the 164 member states of the organisation were expected to adopt the winner by consensus.