Monday, October 12, 2020

Buhari to Okonjo-Iweala: we’ll make sure you get WTO job


President Muhammadu Buhari has assured former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria would spare no effort to ensure she emerges Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

Nation

Buhari gave the assurance when he received Okonjo-Iweala at the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja.

He said she deserved all Nigeria has to offer because she had also served the country diligently.

Okonjo-Iweala, who had previously served as the Managing Director (Operations) of the World Bank, is one of two candidates contesting for the top position of the WTO.

“I assure you that we will do all that we can to ensure that you emerge as the Director-General of WTO, not only because you are a Nigerian, but because you are a hardworking Nigerian. You deserve this,’’ Buhari affirmed.

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