Okonjo Iweala Journey To WTO

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is a Nigerian-American economist and international development expert, she was born on 13 June 1954 in Ogwashi Uku, Delta State, Nigeria, to Professor Chukwuka Okonjo, who was the Obi (King) from Obahai Royal Family of Ogwashi-Ukwu. Okonjo-Iweala has served in numerous public offices, both locally and internationally, she served as Minister of finance twice in Nigeria. On 15 February 2021, she was appointed as the Director-General of the World Trade Organization, and her term will begin on 1 March 2021, Okonjo-Iweala is the first woman and the first African to hold the office. Early Life And Education Okonjo-Iweala was born in Ogwashi Uku, Delta State, Nigeria. She attended Queen’s School, Enugu, before she moved to Oyo State, where she attends St. Anne’s School, Molete , Ibadan, and the International School Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria. Okonjo-Iweala travelled to United States in 1973 to study at Harvard University, and graduated with an AB in Economics in 1976. before she got her PhD in regional economics and development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States in 1981. Continue Reading

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