Speaking at the official opening of the 15th Abuja International Trade Fair on Thursday, Adebayo said the country would benefit immensely from Okonjo-Iweala’s appointment as WTO Director-General.
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Mba-Kalu, Executive Director, Africa International Trade and Commerce Research, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Abuja.
The meeting was held on Friday.
Ogah made this known in a statement by Timothy Akpoili, the acting Director Press of the ministry on Wednesday in Abuja.
The party’s National Chairman, Uche Secondus, gave the commendation in a statement by his media aide, Ike Abonyi, in Abuja on Wednesday.
Just six days before the US election in which trade is a hot topic, Washington struck another blow at the WTO, which President Donald Trump has described as “horrible” and biased towards China
If this sails through, Okonjo-Iweala will become the first woman and African to head the global watchdog in its 25-year history
Okonjo-Iweala is running to become the Director-General of the World Trade Organization and has already emerged as one of the final two candidates for the position.
Yoo is South Korea’s Trade Minister, while Okonjo-Iweala is a development economist.
Okonjo-Iweaka underscored the role of the global trade body in Geneva at a reception held in her honour by the Nigerian Permanent Mission to the UN, while appealing for global support for her candidacy as the race for the WTO Director General position enters the election phase.
In a statement on Saturday, Obi stated that Okonjo-Iweala had the knowledge, skills, exposure and experience to successfully direct the affairs of the organisation.
Okonjo-Iweala, Nigerian’s former Minister of Finance and later Minister of Foreign Affairs, was nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari for the position.
Adeniyi Adebayo, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, while inaugurating the team on Thursday in Abuja, said it was key to the success in ensuring that the Nigerian candidate emerged as WTO Director-General for 2021 to 2025 term.
Governor Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State and Chairman of the forum said this in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday.
Former Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who is Nigeria’s candidate, made a presentation to the WTO General Council and answered questions from members in a closed-door session of the council.
This was sequel to an unanimous adoption of a motion by the Minority Leader of the House, Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta), at the plenary on Tuesday.
This was made known in a statement signed by President Mahamodu Issoufou, Chairman of the Authority, and made available by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday in Abuja.
In a country where ethnic sentiments run deep and every public position is seen as an opportunity to re-enact primordial ethnic conflicts, it is significant that no one complained about an Agah being replaced with an Iweala as candidate for one of the world’s most visible positions
The Director-General of the organisation, Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, made the announcement during the launch of the ACT Accelerator — via webinar from Geneva
World leaders, including Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, and former Managing Director of the World Bank, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iwella, have asked the G-20 countries for a $44 billion debt relief for African countries to tackle the novel coronavirus.