President Buhari has celebrated and felicitated with the newly-appointed World Trade Organisation Director-General, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, saying she brought joy and more honour to the Giant of Africa.
A statement released by the SSA to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, stated that the President believes that Okonjo-Iweala’s track record of integrity, diligence and passion for development will continue to yield positive results and rewards to mankind.“On behalf of the Federal Government and all Nigerians, President @MBuhari warmly felicitates with former Minister of Finance and Economy, Dr @NOIweala on her election as Director General of the World Trade Organisation @wto, bringing joy and more honour to the country. As the Harvard-educated and renowned economist takes up another onerous task of service to the world and humanity, the President believes her track record of integrity, diligence and passion for development will continue to yield positive results and rewards to mankind.” Read also: “We Need To Get The Global Economy Working Again”, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Reacts To Being Appointed As The DG Of WTO
“President Buhari affirms that Dr Okonjo-Iweala, who over the years set major records of economic reforms in Nigeria as Minister of Finance, and later Minister of Foreign Affairs, will excel in her new position and validate the global mandate of repositioning and strengthening the multilateral institution for the greater good of all. The President joins family, friends and colleagues in wishing Dr Okonjo-Iweala well in her new endeavour“, he tweeted. Photos Credit: Getty