- President Akufo-Addo has held his first meeting as the chairman of ECOWAS
- He held a consultative meeting on the political situation in Mali
- Present at the meeting were Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS
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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has held his first meeting as the chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
On Tuesday, September 15, 2020, he held a consultative meeting on the political situation in Mali to help finality to the deliberations on Mali
Present at the meeting were Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS.
In a Facebook sighted by YEN.com.gh, president Akufo-Addo shared lovely photos from the colorful meeting.
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The meeting which was held in Ghana, has drawn a lot of reaction from a lot of people.
Abdul-aziz Kanyiti showered praises on the president
Thank you Mr. President for your industrialisation drive towards Ghana beyond aid agenda. Those with myopic vision think governance is brick and mortar but we Ghanaians believe in you and your second term is assured for you to take.
Tekolibe Collins prayed the deliberations turns out well
May the deliberations be successful. And may it the last of its kind on the African continent, we need to unite to give true meaning to the lives of our respective citizens.
Lydiah Namayengo also prayed that the deliberations go well
Well done. May these deliberations open a new dawn of discussion of the way forward of democracy on the African continent and beyond!
Barrie Aob Omar said help is needed in Conakry
We need your help in Guinea Conakry. Because Guinea president is killing us. Damaging our property. Corruption is too much. He going for third terms again with all this suffering. He change our constitution by force just to do what he want. Please we need help
Nana Osei Kwabena Risarp praised the president for his great conflict resolution skills
Congratulations Mr. Chairman. You've always been that great icon of dispute resolutions! I trust you can, in this Mali issue!!
At the 57th ECOWAS Summit, which was held in Niamey, the capital of Niger, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was elected as the new Chairman of the ECOWAS.
President Akufo-Addo took over from the President of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou who was elected on June 29, 2019.
His election makes him the 35th President to chair ECOWAS since its inception in 1975.
He would have a year’s mandate within which he would run the affairs of the Regional body.
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President Akufo-Addo who has conflict resolution at heart in an earlier report pledged to do whatever is necessary to strengthen the already-strong relations between Ghana and Nigeria.
According to President Akufo-Addo, it is important for the progress of West Africa and, indeed, Africa, Ghana and Nigeria are seen to be working together.
The President made this known on Thursday, September 3, 2020, when the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Nigeria, Femi Gbajabiamila, paid a courtesy call on him at Jubilee House, Ghanaian Times reported.
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