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Okonjo-Iweala thanks ECOWAS for endorsing her to become WTO DG

Former Minister of Finance for Nigeria, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has thanked the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for supporting her candidacy for the position of director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

Okonjo-Iweala expressed her appreciation in a tweet she shared on Monday, June 22, 2020.

“A big thank you to the Economic Community of West African States @ecowas_cedeao for supporting my candidacy for DG of WTO,” she wrote.

ECOWAS president, Mahamadou Issoufou, in a statement on Friday said the decision to support Okonjo-Iweala’s candidacy for the WTO job was base on her “established reputation as a fearless reformer, her excellent negotiating and political skills, her experience of over 30 years.”

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Muhammad A. Aliyu

Muhammad Ameer Aliyu, is a prolific journalist who joined Okay Nigeria in 2015 with the aim staying committed to bringing more positive growth to the digital news platform. He is the Senior editor at Okay Nigeria.
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