Okonjo-Iweala reacts to reaching final round in WTO job

134 views | Emmanuel Anthony | October 9, 2020

Dr Okonjo-Iweala goes after Duke in her book (Elombah)
Dr Okonjo-Iweala goes after Duke in her book (Elombah)

Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has reacted to her emergence as one of the two last candidates for the position of a Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

Okonjo-Iweala thanked President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians for supporting her candidacy for the WTO job.

WTO members had on Wednesday selected two candidates for the final round.

The candidates are Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee.

In a tweet, on Thursday, Okonjo-Iweala wrote: “Happy to be in the final round of the @wto DG campaign. Thanks, WTO members for your continued support of my candidacy. I could not have made it without the prayers and support of all Nigerians and friends around the world. Thank you @MBuhari and all my friends. Aluta continua!”

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