Nigerian President Bola Ahmed Tinubu says, he is grateful to the leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for electing him as the Chairman of the regional body.
“I’m grateful to my distinguished colleagues for the honour of being elected as the chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) at the 63rd ordinary session that took place today in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau.
“The development is a noteworthy affirmation of Nigeria’s continued leadership in the sub-region and the African continent. As chairman of the important coalition, I renew my dedication and that of our nation to the cause of peace and progress as we foster the collaboration and commitment required to tackle trans-border issues of security, economic growth and sustainable development,” Tinubu said.
Recall that Nigerian Kicker reports that Tinubu was elected on Sunday at the 63rd ordinary session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government in Bissau, the capital city of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau.