Breaking: Okonjo-Iweala To Be Confirmed WTO DG February 15

The World Trade Organisation has said that it will confirm the election of Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the Director-General by next week.

The WTO disclosed this on Tuesday in a statement, titled ‘WTO General Council to consider appointment of next Director-General.’

WTO’s special meeting of its General Council would hold on February 15 according to the statement.

The bloc said, “The WTO’s General Council will hold a special meeting on 15 February at 15:00 Geneva time to consider the appointment of the next Director-General. The meeting will take place in virtual format.”