Abuja - Nigeria has nominated Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources, as secretary-general of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries [OPEC].
Her nomination was made and endorsed by President Goodluck Jonathan, reports Premium Times.
Her nomination was intended to solve the deadlock over the post created by opposing candidates from Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Iran.
If her nomination is successful, she would succeed Libyan Abdalla Salem el-Badri, who is expected to vacant the seat in December. She would be the first female secretary general of the organisation.
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