Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala Qualifies for Final Stage of WTO Director-General Race

Ngozi Okonjo Iweala

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s candidate for the position of the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), has been selected as one of the two female candidates to proceed to the final stage in the race to lead the Geneva-based global trade body.

According to media reports, the other female candidate is South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee.

The three candidates that were eliminated at the second round, called “confessionals” were Kenya’s Amina Mohamed, Liam Fox of Britain and Mohammed Al-Tuwaijri from Saudi Arabia.

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