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Okonjo-Iweala appears for WTO screening



NIGERIA’S former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and her seven other contenders vying for the position of the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation will appear before the screening panel today.

  The candidates include Mexico’s former WTO deputy Director-General Jesus Seade Kuri; Egyptian former diplomat Hamid Mamdouh; South Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee; Kenya’s former foreign minister Amina Mohamed; and former Moldovan foreign minister Tudor Ulianovsch.

Mrs Okonjo-Iweala alongside the others will be sharing their visions for the organisation.

  Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomination of Okonjo-Iweala as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, the House of Representatives endorsed her candidacy on Tuesday.

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