Tags : World Trade Organisation

Fact-check: Has South Korean candidate, Yoo Myung-hee, withdrawn from WTO

Claim: Media reports and social media users claimed that Minister Yoo Myung-hee has withdrawn from the WTO DG race. Verdict: Minister Yoo Myung-hee has not withdrawn from the WTO DG race as the Council is yet to receive her withdrawal notice and officially announce the minister’s withdrawal from the race. Full Text: There was a […]

Reps Endorse Ngozi Okonjo Iweala’s Candidacy As DG Of World

The House of Representatives has endorsed the candidacy of Mrs Ngozi Okonjo Iweala as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, describing her as very qualified. The resolution to support her followed a motion of urgent public importance raised by the minority leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu at plenary on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. The Lawmakers […]

Buhari Nominates Okonjo-Iweala To Head WTO

The President, Muhammadu Buhari has approved the nomination of a former Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, for the position of director-general of the World Trade Organisation. According to TheCable, Buhari withdrew the candidacy of Yonov Agah, Nigeria’s permanent representative to WTO, for the same position. “The embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria […]