New leader elected as Buhari bows out as ECOWAS chair

President of Republic of Niger, Mr Mahamadou Issoufou, has been elected new chairperson of ECOWAS Authority of Heads of States and Government.

This comes after a day-long closed door meeting held at Presidential Villa in Abuja.

Issoufou has been the leader of the Francophone Niger Republic since 2011 and takes over from the immediate past chairperson, President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria.

 

Daily Trust

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