Top Story: ECOWAS endorses Okonjo-Iweala’s candidacy


The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has endorsed the candidacy of Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the position of director-general of the World Trade Organisation.

Dr Okonjo-Iweala has been nominated by the President, Buhari to represent Nigeria and West Africa as the director-general of the World Trade Organisation.

In a statement signed by the President of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou, it revealed that the organization is fully in support of her nomination.

The statement declared that the endorsement of Okonjo-Iweala’s candidature by ECOWAS is backed by her academic and over 30 years of experience as a Development Economist.



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