Ngozi Iweala closed door meeting with President Buhari at Aso Rock


President Muhammadu Buhari is at the moment in a closed door meeting with former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala who is Nigeria’s candidate for World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director-General position.

According to reports, the Monday morning meeting at the presidential villa is in connection to Ngozi’s ambition to become the DG of WTO.

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Also at the meeting are the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Niyi Adebayo; Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Zubair Dada; and the Minister of State, Industry Trade and Investment, Maryam Katagun

Ngozi is also on Twitter’s board of directors and is a special envoy for the World Health Organization’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) fight.

The 66-year-old economist has a 25-year career as a development economist at the World Bank, eventually becoming its number two.

Ngozi made to the final stage of the race and has Korean Yoo Myun-hee as her last challenger.


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