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US finally okays Okonjo-Iweala for WTO DG

By Yinka Kolawole The United States has finally endorsed the candidacy of Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the post of Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) following the withdrawal of South Korea’s Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee from the race. A statement from the Office of the United States Trade Representative seen by Vanguard stated:
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{TIMELINE} Okonjo-Iweala: Taking the baton of leadership

WTO DG: More hurdles for Okonjo-Iweala, as US threatens to veto her emergence

Despite the wide support for her, the United States  of America, USA, said it would not support the appointment of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance, as the World Trade Organisation, WTO, Director-General, DG. A report published on Bloomberg revealed US position on the Okonjo-Iweala’s candidacy. The Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Dennis Shea, purportedly
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You deserve WTO DG, Buhari tells Okonjo-Iweala

…Promises to lobby World leaders for their support ….Put a smile on my face—Okonjo-Iweala begs President By Johnbosco Agbakwuru PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Monday promised to contact world leaders for their support for the victory of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who is contesting for the position of Director-General of the World Trade Organization, WTO. President Buhari,
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