Okonjo- Iweala Debunks Reports Linking Her to WTO Job



Nigeria’s Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the , Dr Ngozi Okonjo Iweala ha debunked linking  her to a future role as head of the World Trade Organization, WTO.

Paul C Nwabuikwu, Senior Special to the minister issued a statement this afternoon “in response to recent speculations and enquiries linking the Coordinating Minister for the and Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to a future role as head of the World Trade (WTO)”

He said there was no truth in the speculations. “For the avoidance of doubt, Dr Okonjo-Iweala is not a candidate for the of the WTO. She has also not expressed any interest whatsoever in the position.”

It could be recalled that Okonjo Iweala sought to become  President of the World Bank  a few months ago but she  lost  the battle to Jim Yong Kim ,a candidate anointed by the United States.

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