Professor Ibrahim Gambari, the President's Chief of Staff, escorted her to the meeting with the President, along with Geoffrey Onyeama, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Niyi Adebayo, the Minister of Industry, Trade, and Investment.
Bashir Ahmad, the President's Personal Assistant for New Media, also tweeted her arrival at the Presidential Villa.
The Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala arrives the State House, Abuja to meet President Muhammadu Buhari.— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) March 15, 2021
This is her first visit to Nigeria since she assumed office two weeks ago.
In February 2021, she became the first woman and the first African to head the international body, and her term began on March 1 and would last for the next four years.
The term will end on August 31, 2025, and it is renewable.