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Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance during President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been elected Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

She emerged winner after a serious contest with other professionals who were drawn from other parts of the world.

On the.final note, Okonjo-Iweala was elected Director General of the World Trade Organisation after the the final two-man race.

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She polled 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat South Korea’s Trade Minister to emerge the first African to head the global trade body.

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