Abuja - The ambition of Diezani Alison-Madueke, Nigeria’s Minister of Petroleum Resources, to become the first female Secretary General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will have to wait.
This is because 12-member body has decided to extended the tenure of its sitting secretary general till June 2015, reports Peoples Daily.
With this development, the minister would have to wait for a year for the position to be vacant again.
President Goodluck Jonathan had forwarded the name of the minister for the position on Tuesday to solve the deadlock over the post created by opposing candidates from Saudi Arabia and Iran.
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