Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is a former Nigerian finance minister. Photo: AFP
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is a former Nigerian finance minister. Photo: AFP

WTO: South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee withdraws from director general race, clearing path for Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

  • South Korean candidate Yoo Myung-hee withdrew her bid to lead the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Friday
  • Top officials recommended Nigerian candidate Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the job at a meeting in Geneva in October, but the US refused to support the move

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is a former Nigerian finance minister. Photo: AFP
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is a former Nigerian finance minister. Photo: AFP
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