Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala appointed WTO Director-General

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been selected by consensus to be the next director-general of the World Trade Organization at a closed-door meeting on Monday.

Sources  all members of the WTO’s top decision-making body, the General Council, agreed on her appointment in a virtual meeting which had just one agenda item, they said.

Subsequently, the WTO confirmed the choice.

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