“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.”
“The individual you mention (sic) is not known to us and has not been a student with us at any time,” the institution told The Gazette.
Until his appointment, Mr Abdulahmid was the Acting Head Charge d’ Affaires of Nigeria Trade Office to the WTO, Geneva, Switzerland.
This is the first time in WTO’s history that a woman would be director-general.
Ex-finance minister Okonjo Iweala is vying for the DG role.
The global trade body says the Nigerian is a shoo-in for the first female director-general.
The former Nigerian finance minister faces a South Korean woman after candidates of the United Kingdom, Kenya and Saudi Arabia were eliminated.