VIDEO: WTO admits Okonjo-Iweala could not be appointed because Trump rejected her
Watch video as the World Trade Organisation (WTO) admitted that Nigeria’s former Minister of finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala could not be confirmed because President Donald Trump rejected her appointment as next Director-General.
WTO’s effort to name a new leader hit the wall on Wednesday after Trump administration said it won’t back Okonjo-Iweala’s appointment.
Watch as WTO official speaks on the development:
🎥 UPDATE ON #WTODG.
The World Trade Organization’s effort to name a new leader hit a new roadblock Wednesday 28 October 2020 as U.S. 🇺🇸President Trump administration said it won’t back the appointment of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to be the WTO’s next Director-General. pic.twitter.com/uX1M6KryJ1
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