Dangote Supports Okonjo-Iweala For WTO Job – Complete News

Africa’s richest man and President Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has endorsed Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, for the post of director-general of the World Trade Organization.

Dangote in a tweet said, “A vote for her by all is a step in the right direction. I fully endorse the candidature of @NOIweala to lead @WTO

“In these challenging times @WTO needs the renowned skills and tested experience of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala @NOIweala to lead the organisation through identified obstacles and strengthen its position as the prime facilitator of international trade.”

Okonjo-Iweala, a World Bank economist, is Nigeria’s candidate for the WTO job.