GOVERNOR WIKE SAYS OKONJO-IWEALA HAS ALL IT TAKES TO DELIVER AS WTO DIRECTOR GENERAL.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on February 16, 2021
Governor Nyesom Wike says the World has entered in a new epoch with the appointment of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala as the Director General of the World Trade Organization WTO.
Governor Wike in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media Kelvin Ebiri said the appointment of Dr. Okonjo Iweala, a onetime Minister of Finance and Chairman of President Goodluck Jonathan Economic Team to lead the WTO is beacon of hope for Nigeria.
The governor said he is confident that Dr. Okonjo Iweala who has distinguished herself as a renowned economist and contributed to the economic successes of many nations will usher in a new era in the WTO.
He stated that the new Director General of the WTO throughout World Bank, and as Nigeria’s minister of finance had consistently demonstrated an exceptional taste for transparency and passion for equity.
Governor Wike observed that having served in the federal executive council with Dr. Okonjo Iweala he is confident that she will remain committed to her principles of transparency accountability and equity, which the world is yearning for.
The Governor on behalf of the government and people of Rivers State congratulated Dr. Okonjo Iweala on her well deserved appointment.