President Buhari on Monday obtained Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the newly-appointed Director-Normal of the World Commerce Group (WTO), on the State Home Abuja.
Talking in the course of the assembly, President Buhari advised the previous Finance Minister that regardless of the strong assist Nigeria gave to her candidacy for the place because the Director-Normal of the World Commerce Group, she earned it.
The President additionally lauded Nigerian ladies as soon as once more, who maintain key positions within the nation and overseas including that the federal government would do its greatest in encouraging the youths and getting ready them for higher alternatives sooner or later.”
“We’re comfortable you made it, however you earned it along with your document of efficiency each at residence and overseas.
”I congratulate you, in addition to the nation. I do know you’ll symbolize us so effectively,” he mentioned
In her response, the brand new WTO DG thanked President Buhari for his unwavering assist including that with out his private and direct intervention, it could not have labored.
“You nominated me, you wrote tons of of letters, referred to as up tons of of world leaders.
“With out your private and direct intervention, it could not have labored. The folks of Nigeria additionally supported me massively.
“I sincerely thank the youths who had been at all times encouraging, backing me up on social media.
“Since its institution, solely males have led the WTO. Now, a girl has emerged for the primary time, and she or he’s a Nigerian.l am are so honoured and I imagine it is a starting of larger issues to come back,” she mentioned.