Abdulahmid appointed new envoy to WTO

Adamu Abdulahmid has been appointed as Nigeria’s new Ambassador to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Geneva, Switzerland, for a period of four years.

The appointment is contained in a letter to the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment from the office of the Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari.

In a statement by the permanent secretary of the ministry, Nasir Sani-Gwarzo, the new ambassador was charged to cooperate with the Director-General of WTO, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and members of international organisations to enhance Nigeria’s trade.

Until his appointment, Mr Abdulahmid was the Acting Head Charge d’ Affaires of Nigeria Trade Office to the WTO, Geneva, Switzerland.

He is a holder of an MSc in Economics and International Development, Masters in Business Management and Leadership, Doctorate of International Relations and Economic Diplomacy.

He has acquired 28 years of working experience in world trade matters and trade negotiations. 

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