President Buhari has been elected of ECOWAS, the regional body of West African countries. The president took to social media to react.
He said ” Truly humbled by my election today as the new Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS. I pledge to serve and work with my fellow Heads of State to deliver on peace, security, good governance and socio-economic development in the region.”
“I thank my colleagues for the Honour; they refused to take my ‘No’ for an answer. I would like to specially thank my predecessor, President of Togo, Faure Gnassingbe, for his excellent stewardship. And I look forward to hosting the next Meeting in Abuja in December”, he concluded .
Buhari would be replacing Faure Gnassingbe who was elected on June 2017.
Anthony E. Nwosu