Okonjo-Iweala lands in Abuja, in first visit as WTO DG

The Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has arrived Abuja on her first official visit.

Nasir Sani-Gwarzo, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, was among those who received her at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport on Saturday.

Okonjo-Iweala told reporters in Abuja, the nation’s capital that her visit to Nigeria was to show appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari for the support accorded her.

She also said she wanted to discuss how Nigeria can benefit from her position in trans-national trade.

She assumed duty at the WTO headquarters in Geneva on 1 March.

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