Nationwide Council of Ladies Societies (NCWS) has known as for prayers for former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
The previous World Financial institution Managing Director is near rising as the brand new Director-Basic of the World Commerce Organisation (WTO).
The finance skilled has been endorsed by majority of the physique’s 164 member nations.
However america of America prefers South Korea’s Minister of Commerce, Yoo Myung-hee.
A closing resolution might be introduced on November 9.
NCWS President, Laraba Shoda, in a press release on Monday, expressed hope that Okonjo-Iweala will win the race.
“Our prayer is that come Nov. 9, Okonjo-Iweala might be declared the consensus director-general of the WTO. This can make her the primary African and the primary girl to occupy the place.”
Shoda known as the GAVI Board Chairman, “a shining mild and a beam of hope to Nigerian girls, African girls and to girls throughout the globe.’’