Sun. Feb 28th, 2021

Buhari Felicitate with Okonjo-Iweala on election as DG, WTO

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Victoria Ogunrinde

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

The congratulatory message was contained in a press statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Garba Shehu.

According to the statement, the President believes Okonjo-Iweala’s track record of integrity, diligence and passion for development as the Harvard-educated and renowned economist takes up another onerous task of service to the world and humanity to yielding positive results and rewards to mankind.

Part of the statement reads, ”President Buhari affirms 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.

”The President joins family, friends and colleagues in wishing Dr Okonjo-Iweala well in her new endeavour.”

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