Okonjo-Iweala On Brink Of Becoming WTO DG, As Sole Competitor Withdraws From Race

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Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, becomes the only candidate to be the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), as South Korea withdraws the candidacy of Yoo Myung-hee, who is the country’s trade minister. Okonjo-Iweala, 66, who has served as Nigeria’s first female finance and foreign minister, with a 25-year career behind her as a development economist at the World Bank, ultimately had Myung-hee as the only competitor for the job. This was disclosed through a statement by South Korea’s trade ministry on Friday. According to a Bloomberg report, the decision was made following a dialogue with the…
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