Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari Monday received the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, at the State House in Abuja.
Okonjo-Iweala, the country’s former Minister of Finance is on her first official visit for five days and comes weeks after she became the first woman elected as the WTO DG.
She was welcomed at the presidential villa by the Minister of Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, Minister of State for Trade and Investment, Ambassador Maryam Katagum and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama.
The former coordinating minister of the Nigerian economy had also visited the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, where she was received by the Minister, Zainab Ahmed.
By Abel Ejikeme