Okonjo-Iweala and the remaining 4 other candidates hope to succeed the current DG, Mr Roberto Azevêdo.
The eventual winner could be dependent on the outcome of the November 3 US Presidential elections.
Okonjo-Iweala has secured the endorsement of Dangote in anticipation of the position of DG of the WTO.
Mrs Iweala revealed how she hopes to resolve the rift between the United States of America and China.
Nairametrics understands that the main selection criteria for the list are integrity, visibility, and impact.
Olukanni said that Dr Okonjo-Iweala is very qualified and suited for the role as new Heat of WTO
The first phase of the selection process is more about deciding who does not have what it takes.
Nigeria’s nominee, Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala has all it takes to preside over the WTO.
WTO has acknowledged the nomination of Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, as one of the candidates for the position of the DG of the organization.
President Muhammadu Buhari nominated the former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the economy, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, as the Director-General of the World Trade Organization...