Akufo-Addo elected ECOWAS Chair

The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has been elected as New Chairman of the Economic Community of the West African States (ECOWAS).

Akufo-Addo was elected at the 57th ECOWAS summit, which is being held in Niamey, the capital of Niger.

West African leaders gathered in the Nigerien capital, Niamey for the 57th Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

Akufo-Addo on Monday, September 7, 2020 led the Ghanaian delegation to the 57th ECOWAS summit.

This year’s summit will discuss matters pertaining to the COVID-19 situation in West Africa, the ECOWAS Single Currency Programme, and the political impasse in Mali.

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, Senegal’s President Macky Sall and Gambia’s President Adama Barrow were among other leaders who traveled to Niamey for the Summit.

Ghana | Atinkaonline.com

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