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World Trade Organization Director-General : Meet The Contestants

Six influential candidates will be vying to become the head of the World Trade Organization.

They are,Mrs Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala who is the former Minister of finance and coordinating Minister of the economy during the administration of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.

Others includes,South Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee,Amina Mohamed who is the former Kenyan foreign minister,Mexico’s former WTO deputy director-general Jesus Seade Kuri; Egyptian former diplomat Hamid Mamdouh; and former Moldovan foreign minister Tudor Ulianovschi.They will be contesting for the post of the World Trade Organization,an institution which is facing a lot of challenges due to the prevailing Coronavirus otherwise known as COVID-19.

The outgoing Director-General of the organization,Roberto Azevedo will be stepping down at the end of August, this year.

Okonjo-Iweala, who is the former deputy president of World Bank is receiving tremendous support across boards.Recently,Nigerian President, Mohammadu Buhari publicly announced his support for her even though she is not a member of the All Progressive Congress (APC)

Who do you think we emerge Victorious in the selection of the WTO head?

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