WTO congratulates DG, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on being named one of most powerful women globally
The World Trade Organization (WTO), has congratulated Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, its Director-General on being named as one of the most powerful women in the world by Forbes.
The WTO in a tweet on Wednesday, said Congratulations to Director-General @NOIweala on being named one of the
@Forbes’s World’s 100 Most Powerful Women in 2022
Okonjo-Iweala, former Nigerian minister of finance, was named as one of 100 most powerful women in the world by Forbes, in a list that includes Christine Lagarde, Giorgia Meloni, Taylor Swift, among others
Okonjo-Iweala polled over 60 percent of the 15,000 votes in the category at the close of the poll on 2nd of December 2022.
Forbes said, “The World Trade Organization head Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (No. 91 of 100) continue to play a crucial role in providing financial assistance and promoting global trade as the threat of a global recession rises.”
Recall that Okonjo-Iweala was recognized by another media platform, Time magazine as one of the world’s most influential people in 2021.This would be Okonjo-Iweala’s 6th recognition in her career.