Buhari Approved Nomination Of Ngozi Okonjo Iweala For Director-general Of World Trade Organisation
President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the normination of Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, former coordination minister for the economy, for the post of director general of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Buhari pulled back the nomination of Yonov Frederick Agah, Nigeria’s lasting delegate to WTO, for a similar position.
The political decision is booked to hold in Geneva, Switzerland in 2021 for a four-year term that would run from 2021 to 2025 after Roberto Azevedo, previous chief general of the association ventured during a time as far as possible of his subsequent term.
“The international safe haven of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and perpetual crucial the African Union (AU) and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) presents praises to all consulates and changeless missions in Addis Ababa and has the pleasure to illuminate that the Federal Government regarding Nigeria has pulled back the bid of Ambassador Yonov Frederick Agah for political race to the situation of chief general of the World Trade Organization (WTO),” the letter seen by TheCable read.
“Nigeria is in this manner satisfied to demand the help of regarded AU part states just as perpetual missions and government offices in Addis Ababa for the nomination of Okonjo-Iweala.”