Mr Buhari explained that the late Chinese leader would be particularly remembered for helping China join the World Trade Organisation.
“Smaller supplies and higher prices for food mean that the world’s poor could be forced to do without. This must not be allowed to happen.”
Mrs Fayemi said feminism is gradually gaining ground in Nigeria owing to widespread belief that “women should have rights.”
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) will work to reduce export restrictions among member states, especially with regards to medical supplies in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Director-General Ngozi
“Some WTO rules and procedures also need to be revisited.”
“We intend to constructively cooperate with the new director-general, assist her in efforts to improve the organisation.”
“The WTO, under your leadership, will embark on a period of substantive and procedural reform.”
The leadership change came as the WTO is in its deepest crisis since it was founded in 1995.
This is the first time in WTO’s history that a woman would be director-general.
Yoo Myung-hee’s withdrawal has all but guaranteed the former Nigerian finance minister’s victory for the top job at the multilateral institution.