Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala becomes the first African, woman to lead WTO
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala becomes the first African, woman to lead World Trade Organization:
After the endorsement of Ngozi Okonjo Iweala by the Joe-harris administration, the 66 years old Nigerian former foreign and finance minister, with a 25-year career at the World Bank finally got what she deserved as she is being appointed to head the world trade organization so as to help seek a better solution to how they decide issues involving sales and jobs.
According to Aljazeera, The World Trade Organization is an international body that deals with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated among the bulk of the world’s nations and ratified in their legislatures.
Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Monday break the record of becoming the first black woman, the first black person, the first woman, and the first African to lead the 26 years old Multilateral Trade Organisation from 2021-2025. She was appointed director-general of the world trade by different representatives from the 164 member countries.
“The United States is committed to working closely with Director-General Okonjo-Iweala and she can count on the United States to be a constructive partner,” said Charge d’Affaires David Bisbee in remarks sent to Reuters news agency by the US diplomatic mission in Geneva.