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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala gets the support of 79 countries for WTO job

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala gets the support of 79 countries for WTO job, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala gets the support of 79 countries for WTO job, Premium News24
Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is the only African in the upcoming election for the position of the direction-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

In a recent report by THE NATION, she spoke about her chances of winning and per what she said, she is on course to become the director-general.

So far, she has the backing of about 79 countries out of the 164 member countries and these include countries in the African Union.

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Now, the contest is between her and South Korea’s, Yoo Myung-hee. Speaking in a virtual press briefing, she said;

“I feel the wind behind my back. I feel quite confident that across the regions, we will be able to attract support.”

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