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WTO: Okonjo-Iwela has brought joy, honour to Nigeria- Buhari

WTO: Okonjo-Iwela has brought joy, honour to Nigeria- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with former Minister of Finance and Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on her election as Director General of the World Trade Organisation.

The President in a press release by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Shehu Garba, said the former Finance Minister has brought joy and more honour to the country.

“As the Harvard-educated and renowned economist takes up another onerous task of service to the world and humanity, the President believes her track record of integrity, diligence and passion for development will continue to yield positive results and rewards to mankind,” the President said.

President Buhari affirmed that Dr Okonjo-Iweala, who over the years set major records of economic reforms in Nigeria as Minister of Finance, and later Minister of Foreign Affairs, will excel in her new position and validate the global mandate of repositioning and strengthening the multilateral institution for the greater good of all.


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