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  • 06 January, 2021

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Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala of Nigeria becomes first female chief of WTO

Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala of Nigeria becomes the first female chief of the WTO

  • The former Finance Minister of Nigeria, Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala has become the next Chief of the World Trade Organisation.
  • She will hold the position from March 1, 2021, to August 31, 2025.
  • Okonjo- Iweala has become the first woman and African to hold the position at WTO.

About Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala:

  • The 66 years old Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala is trained as a development economist.
  • In her home country Nigeria, she was the first female Foreign Minister as well as held the position of Finance Minister twice.

Source: PIB

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