Trending: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala emerges WTO DG
Nigerian-born economist and international development expert, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has emerged the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
According to sources, the majority of EU member states voted in favour of her taking the top job.
Okonjo-Iweala polled 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee, 53, the first woman from her country to head the Ministry of Commerce.
The 66-year-old is expected to be official announced by the WTO at 3pm Nigerian time.