President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved the appointment of Dr. Adamu Abdulahmid as the new Nigeria’s Ambassador to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Geneva, Switzerland, for a period of four years.

The appointment was contained in a letter to the Minister of Industry, Trade, and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, from the office of the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari.

Adebayo, in a statement by Dr. Nasir Sani-Gwarzo, ministry’s Permanent Secretary on Wednesday charged the new Ambassador to cooperate with Director-General of WTO, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and members of international organisations to enhance Nigeria’s trade.

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

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The new ambassador is a holder of MSC. Economics and International Development, Masters in Business Management and Leadership, Doctorate of International Relations and Economic Diplomacy.

He also had twenty-eight years of working experience on World Trade matters and Trade Negotiations.

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