Okonjo-Iweala as 1st female Chief of WTO

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Okonjo-Iweala as 1st female Chief of WTO

The economist from Nigeria Okonjo-Iweala is appointed as the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Due to her appointment, she will the first woman and African who will serve as the Director-General of the organization.

  • She will take place of Roberto Azevedo, who stepped down in August 2020.

Who is Okonjo-Iweala?

  • Okonjo-Iweala is a Nigerian-American economist and international development, expert. 
  • Also, she served as the former finance minister of Nigeria

Static GK About Nigeria –

Capital – Abuja
Currency – Nigerian naira
President – Muhammadu Buhari
Vice President – Yemi Osinbajo

Static GK About WTO –

Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland
Founded – 1 January 1995
Formation – 1 January 1995

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