The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison Madueke has been elected the first female president of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries OPEC.
Alison-Madueke was elected President of OPEC at the ongoing General Meeting of the body in Vienna, Austria.
She replaces former President of OPEC, Libyan Vice Prime Minister for Corporations, Abdourhman Atahar Al-Ahirish.