Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala now a hair’s breadth away from becoming WTO boss

By BBC On Wed, 28 Oct, 2020 15:56 | < 1 min read
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
If appointed, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will be the first woman and African to head WTO. PHOTO | FILE

A key group of World Trade Organization ambassadors has proposed Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to lead the World Trade Organization, Reuters news agency reports citing sources.

The decision clears the path for Ms Okonjo-Iweala to become the first woman and African to head the global watchdog in its 25-year history.

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