Also bagged the same award at the 2021 Leadership Annual Conference and Awards on Tuesday in Abuja.
The President spoke Thursday at State House, Abuja, while playing host to Ahunna Eziakonwa, Head of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa.
In addition to the transaction value, the WTO prescribes five other methods that can be applied successively.
Mrs Osinbajo gave the advice in her address at the two-day Mallpai Foundation 2021 Literacy Day with the theme: ‘Promoting Literacy for Better Education in Nigeria’ on Sunday night in Abuja.
Osinbajo drove the car while on exhibition tour of made-in-Nigeria products at the opening ceremony of a five-day Nigeria @ 60 Expo being held at the Eagle Square, Abuja.
This year’s edition will be headlined by Africa’s international leaders that include the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame; Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director-General of the World Trade Organisation; Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organisation; and Mr. Makhtar Sop Diop, Managing Director, International Finance Corporation.
Okonjo-Iweala was appointed WTO DG on February 15, 2021, after a selection process that lasted seven months.
“It is important & timely that they’ve apologised,” Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said in a tweet.
Luck is a very powerful factor in human affairs. As it turned out, Donald Trump lost the election. His loss is not a gain for the Democrats and Joe Biden/Kamala Harris alone, it was also a major gain for Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala who has now benefitted from the change in the United States, as a globalist, liberal President emerges in the White House.
We agree with many of the historians that the pursuit of closer foreign economic relations is no longer an option and the important need for an upward trajectory in bilateral relationship, first in our own neighbourhood and then in the world are key. This is what necessitated a whirlwind of visits around the world in the President’s First Term.
At least, three Swiss newspapers – Luzerner Zeitung, Aarguaer Zeitung and St. Galler Tagblatt – fetched their headlines from the gutter, making slight changes only after they were called out for racism.
The challenge started by Temie Giwa-Tubosun @temite on twitter and more women have joined displaying their various skills.
This was disclosed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), Malam Garba Shehu in a statement made available to newsmen on Monday.
Okonjo-Iweala, whose tenure begins March 1, is the first woman and African to hold the position.
Senior Nigerian economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, also the first woman to assume the post, is the only remaining candidate for the troubled organization in Geneva.
The organisation made this known in a statement titled, ‘WTO General Council to consider appointment of next Director-General’, on its website on Tuesday.
Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President, (Media & Publicity) stated this in a statement he made available to newsmen on Saturday.
Alaba gave the advice on Saturday in Abuja in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria.
So much has been said and written about the person of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. She is one of the most popular women in Africa today and there are good reasons for that. This is not just due to her previous political appointments as two-time Minister of Finance and one-time Minister of Foreign Affairs of the largest and most populous black nation on earth, and we cannot equally say this is only because of her record as the Managing Director of the World Bank.
Okonjo-Iweala, who stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Geneva, also thanked ECOWAS for endorsing her candidacy as the race for the WTO Director General’s position enters the selection phase.