Dr.Okonjo Iweala With The President And Other Top Government Officials.
The newly appointed Director General of the World Trade Organization, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was at the Presidential Villa yesterday to pay a courtesy visit to the President.
She took out time to express her gratitude to President Buhari for the undeniable impact his influence had on her appointment. She also used the opportunity to touch on areas that may negatively impact Nigeria's chances of fully utilizing the resourcefulness of her office.
Moving on to investments, Dangote refinery took the from burner as it is one of the biggest investments controlled by a Nigerian.
She placed emphasis on the fact that, Dangote's refinery was late on arrival and her suggestions showed strong indications that, Dangote refinery may have not been the best investment at this time when the world is looking to renewable energy to power automobiles, electrify homes as well as urban and rural electrification. Although she did not spill the beans, but the world is aware of the steps that advanced nations are taking towards ensuring that internal combustion engine cars are faced out on the coming decade.
She also looked at the possibilities of Nigeria diversifying her economy via an extensive leaning towards agriculture and agro allied finished goods, that a suitable enough for export into Europe, Asia and the United States.
[3/16, 6:12 PM] Judepumps: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala's appointment as the Director General of World Trade Organization makes her the first female to ever lead the most influential trade organization in the world.
From her precedence as the VP of World Bank and a two time Finance Minister of Nigeria, there are hopes that her wealth of experience will bring to bear during her tenure and of course this could possibly lead to an economic refuge for Nigeria's ailing economy.
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