Okonjo-Iweala formally resumes as DG World Trade Organisation

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Former Nigeria’s Finance Minister, has resumed her new position as the Director General of the World Trade Organisation, WTO.

This disclosure was made by WTO on its verified Twitter handle on Monday.

The organization said Okonjo-Iweala was the first woman and African to take up the job.

“Welcome to Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; @NOIweala on her first day as WTO Director-General!

“She makes history as the first woman and first African to take up this post,” WTO tweeted.

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Recall that WTO confirmed her appointment at a special meeting of the General Council, following a selection process that included eight candidates from around the world

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