The newly elected Director-General of the World Trade Organization, WTO, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, has arrived at the State House, Abuja, to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari.
Everyevery.ng gathered that the meeting is part of her four-day visit to Nigeria, intending to enhance trade and improve the Nigerian economy.
Iweala, who assumed duty on March 1, said the purpose of her visit was to see how the WTO could better assist Nigeria and her entrepreneurs in improving the economy.
However, she expressed optimism that the country could use the African Continental Free Trade Area to boost trade and investment.
Okonjo Iweala Meets Buhari
According to Iweala, the Free Trade Area is a unique opportunity for Nigeria to engage commercially with other African nations to boost export, hence, create more jobs.
The WTO Boss added that she would also talk about the digital economy and how young Nigerians are accessing the internet for e-commerce.
Meanwhile, Okonjo Iweala is expected to meet the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Godwin Emefiele, the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and others.