Congratulations Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala – The New DG of WTO

Congratulations Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala – The New DG of WTO

Congratulations Madam. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is largely and essentially the new director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). She will wear many crowns, among them, the first woman DG of WTO. This is good for Team Nigeria – we need more wins out of this nation.

Yes, it is not official but it is actually official! Yes, since she has won more votes than her competitor, she is the new DG. The official announcement while necessary does not change the fact that she is the new DG. It is on this premise that we write that Sister Ngozi is the new DG of WTO, The official protocol will happen but the outcome is known: Dr Okonjo-Iweala is the new boss.

Yes, while a game remains 2 minutes and home team is winning by by 7-2, it is fair to write that home team has won even though 2 minutes remain in the game. It is factually incorrect but contextually valid.


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