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WTO: Iweala Meets With President Buhari

The Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja.

According to reports, she was led to the meeting with the President by his Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, in company with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama.

Also, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele,  and the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Niyi Adebayo was also among those who attended the meeting.

While speaking with the President, Iweala promised to support Nigeria with capacity building and entrepreneurial products, especially at a time when the country has to diversify from oil.

She made it known that the organisation would work with other international organisations such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank to help Nigeria solve its deficits which she said were affecting its infrastructure.

Iweala assured that the WTO was  set to support job creation among youths and encourage women entrepreneurs.

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