Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Director-General (DG) of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

October 31, 2021

Okonjo-Iweala, 236 others awarded Bankers Institute fellowship

The WTO chief was among 237 individuals conferred fellowships at the 2021 CIBN investiture programme in Lagos.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (Credit: Twitter)
February 15, 2021

WTO confirms Okonjo-Iweala as director-general

The Nigerian economist becomes the first female and first African to become the head of the global trade body.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
October 8, 2020

Africa will ensure Okonjo-Iweala becomes WTO DG — Ramaphosa

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is the first African woman to stand for election and reach the final stage of selection for the WTO DG post.

South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. [CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Ngozi]