Dr Ngozi Okonjo -Iweal Nigeria’s finest economist has been confirmed as Director General (DG) by the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Dr Okonjo- Iweala thereby becomes the first African and the first woman to head the WTO. Her appointment was confirmed on Monday.
WTO members took the decision to appoint Okonjo -Iweala at a special meeting of the General Council following a selection process that include eight candidate from around the world.
WTO is the inter-governmental Organization that is concerned with the regulations of International trade between nations.