The Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Okonjo-Iweala visit President Bola Tinubu at the Presidential villa on Tuesday, August 8, 2023.
Okonjo-Iweala disclosed that her visit to villa was to channel how Nigerians can benefit more from the activities of the WTO.
According to the DG, her visit to the President was not in the name of the WTO, but added that the organization has been working with some Nigerians, particularly women, in the area of trade, and manufacturing.
Okonjo-Iweala speaks on hardship facing Nigerians Speaking on the hardship in the country, the DG of the WTO maintained that President Tinubu is committed to better improvement in the lives of Nigerians.
According to her, she was able to engage the president on the kind of programme that could be put in place to create jobs for the you and where the WTO can come in.
She said: “We had a conversation on trying to look at the community and grassroots programmes that can be put in place to create jobs for young people, trying to support women and children who are those bearing the brunt of some of the sufferings in the country.”
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