Breaking : Ngozi Okonjo Iweala Elected DG WTO

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been appointed as the first female leader of the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Dr Okonjo-Iweala was appointed the new Director General DG of the WTO on Wednesday.

She is the first African and the first woman to head the WTO.

According to sources from the European Union, she emerged victorious in the contest over her South Korean rival Ms Yoo Myung-hee, by a wide margin.

She polled 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat the South Korea’s trade minister at the final stage of the race.

Okonjo-Iweala’s victory is expected to be announced formally by the WTO later today.

Okonjo-Iweala has said she will bring a fresh pair of eyes and ears to the WTO.

She was a two term Finance Minister of Nigeria and former MD of World Bank


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria


  1. Congratulations to a woman of excellence. May her tenure bring great transformation to world economy.

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