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Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala touts ‘fresh eyes’ and reform record in DG bid

June 24, 2020 at 6:34 PM
Facing an existential crisis, the World Trade Organization needs a leader that can take office with “fresh eyes” and a reform-oriented approach, according to Nigeria’s candidate for the director-general role, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. She believes she’s the one who can deliver. As of Wednesday, Okonjo-Iweala is one of five candidates looking to succeed Director-General Roberto Azevêdo, who will step down at the end of August, a year early. The other four are Jesús Seade of Mexico , Hamid Mamdouh of Egypt...

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