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Ex-minister Okonjo Iweala, Ditches Nigerian Citizenship

Regardless of utilizing Nigeria to push her bid for the situation of Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, former Minister of Finance in the country, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has taken up American citizenship.As per Bloomberg, Okonjo-Iweala took the US citizenship in 2019.

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Nigeria had in July named the former Minister of Finance as its candidate for the WTO top job.

President Muhammadu Buhari made this known in an official declaration through the Nigerian Embassy and Permanent Mission to the African Union and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

In the strategic note to educate all part nations’ government offices and changeless missions, President Buhari said he was imparting Nigeria’s choice to pull back the appointment of Yonov Frederick Agah for the political race.

The President said Okonjo-Iweala would fill in as Nigeria’s contender for the term 2021–2025 at the races booked for Geneva, Switzerland, in 2021.



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