Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Makes History As WTO’s First African And Female Leader
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a former two-time Nigerian finance minister, was appointed Monday to the be the next director-general of the World Trade Organization. She is the first African and the first woman to lead the body, which governs trade rules between nations.
“This is a very significant moment for the WTO,” David Walker, the WTO’s General Council chair, said in a statement. FOR MORE