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ORGANOGRAM FOR THE NIGERIAN OFFICE FOR TRADE NEGOTIATIONS (NOTN)

Organogram


  • EU – European Union
  • BREXIT – Britain Exit
  • CFTA – Continental Free Trade Area
  • ECOWAS – Economic Community of West Africa
  • CHOGM – Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting
  • KENSA – Kenya, Egypt, Nigeria & South Africa
  • WTO – World Trade Organisation
  • AGOA – African Growth Opportunity Act
  • IP – Intellectual Property
  • ACN – Assistant Chief Negotiator
  • PCN – Principal Chief Negotiator
  • NYSC – National Youth Service Corps

  1. Functions and specific job descriptions to underpin the proposed Organizational structure are being drafted to reflect the complex totality of Nigeria’s economic and trade policy negotiating trade and investment relationships.
  2. Not included in the organogram, but required to run the Office, are:
    1. 3 Secretaries;
    2. 3 drivers; and,
    3. 2 Security personnel