The Federal Government has inaugurated a Campaign Strategy Team for Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who is vying for the post of the Director-General of World Trade Organisation (WTO).

WTO: FG initiates battle group for Okonjo-Iweala

The Federal Government has initiated a Campaign Strategy Team for Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who is competing for the post of the Director-General of World Trade Organization (WTO).

Nigeria’s previous Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is competing for the top employment at the World Trade Organization. [AFP]

Nigeria’s previous Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is competing for the top employment at the World Trade Organization. [AFP]

Mr Adeniyi Adebayo, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, while initiating the group on Thursday in Abuja, said it was vital to the achievement in guaranteeing that the Nigerian competitor rose as WTO Director-General for 2021

Adebayo, in an announcement by Mrs Oluwakemi Ogunmakinwa, Assistant Director, Press Unit of the service, said President Muhammadu Buhari’s choice to name Okonjo–Iweala as Nigeria’s possibility for the situation of WTO Director-General was in compliance with common decency.

He said the choice was given the superseding thought of the need to have Africa’s opportunity and for the advancement of sexual orientation mainstreaming at the world’s top exchange post.

He communicated confidence that the Nigerian competitor would rise as the following Director-General of WTO, in view of her abilities and abundance of involvement with the most elevated level of World Bank, as a Development Economist, Diplomat and one of the Africa’s most confided in technocrats.

“A prominently qualified competitor in the situation of Okonjo-Iweala with demonstrated initiative, striking reformer, capable arbitrator with capacities to expedite various understandings that would advance reasonable exchange ought to be chosen for Director-General of the WTO.

“I am sure that she has the characteristics to lead the most significant worldwide multilateral body,” the pastor said.

He, along these lines, charged the group to create winning system for the competitor and furthermore approached partners, media, open, private and exchanging accomplices to give important help that she required to develop as WTO Director-General.

The Minister of State, Amb. Mariam Yalwaji Katagum, who is the Team Leader of the Campaign Strategy group, swore the full responsibility of individuals from the group to convey on its command.

“We should all get the chance to fill in as a group in the most key and expert way to convey on this significant task in accordance with the Terms of Reference,” she expressed.

Katagum likewise communicated certainty that Okonjo–Iweala would rise as the following WTO Director-General thinking of her as family and duty in guaranteeing practical turn of events and financial development, for Africa as well as the world on the loose.

The Campaign Strategy group contains authorities of the service, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; delegates of the Office of the Chief of Staff to the President and Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

The group additionally incorporate authorities from the Ministry of Finance, Nigerian Ambassador to ECOWAS and African Union just as Geneva–based authorities.

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