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BREAKING: Okonjo-Iweala Emerges WTO DG



Ganiyat Ganiyu 

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

Okonjo-Iweala polled 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat her South Korea’s trade minister opponent, Ms Yoo Myunh-Hee at the final stage of the race.

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Okonjo-Iweala’s victory is expected to be announced formally by the WTO later today.

Details later…….

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