President Bola Tinubu has been elected as the new Chairperson of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
This decision was made during the 63rd Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community in Bissau, the capital of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, on Sunday.
In his role as the Chairperson, Tinubu will assume a critical position in guiding the ECOWAS member states towards economic advancement, political stability, and cooperation.
As the newly appointed Chairperson, Tinubu will closely collaborate with member states, regional institutions, and international partners to implement initiatives aimed at fostering economic growth, enhancing regional trade integration, and promoting social development.
Moreover, he is expected to prioritize bolstering the collective response of ECOWAS to security threats and fostering increased cooperation among member states in addressing regional challenges