Breaking: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala emerges DG of WTO

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has emerged the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation.

The Nigeria’s nominee beat her last South Korean contender in the highly competitive race.

TheCable reports that Okonjo-Iweala was chosen as the final candidate for the much-coveted role after she polled 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat Korea’s trade minister, Yoo Myung-hee.

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