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BREAKING: Okonjo-Iweala named first female WTO boss

Nigerian economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was appointed Monday as the first female and first African head of the World Trade Organization (WTO), at a special general meeting.

“WTO members have just agreed to appoint Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the next director-general,” the global trade body said in a statement, adding that the former Nigerian finance minister and World Bank veteran will take up her post on March 1.

 

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