Joe Biden Endorses Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala To Lead World Trade Organization
Joe Biden Endorses Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala To Lead World Trade Organization.
Joe Biden endorses Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala To Lead World Trade Organization (WTO). The new president Of United state’s administration offere strong support to the Nigerian’s Ngoji on Friday clearing a path for her to become the
body’s first female and first African leader and lucky from Nigeria.
The move marks another sharp split with former president Donald Trump who paralyzed the organisation and opposed the candidacy of the former Nigerian finance minister who was backed by many other countries.
The US Trade Representative in a statement cited her “wealth of knowledge in economics and
international diplomacy” and said she had “proven experience managing a large international organization”.
USTR also noted that South Korea’s trade minister, whom the Trump administration supported had abandoned her bid to head the WTO earlier Friday.