Breaking: Ghana’s president elected new ECOWAS chairman

by MCR Correspondent

The government of Ghana has announced that President Nana Akufo-Addo was elected as the new Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States at the ongoing 57th ECOWAS Summit, which is being held in Niamey, the capital of Niger.

The summit is being held at the Mahatma Gandhi International Conference Centre, where leaders will be considering reports from the 44th Ordinary Session of the Mediation and Security Council at the Ministerial Level and the 84th Ordinary Session of the Ecowas Council of Ministers, which preceded the Summit, among others.

During the summit, Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, called on African leaders to stop elongating their tenure in office.

He said it was becoming a source of trouble.

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