Armah-Kofi Buah elected chairman of Energy Ministers in West Africa

Armah-Kofi Buah elected chairman of Energy Ministers in West Africa

Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, Ghana’s minister of petroleum has been elected chairman of the Committee of Energy Ministers in West Africa.

Armah-Kofi Buah elected chairman of Energy Ministers in West Africa

Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah takes over from Nigeria's Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu

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He was elected during a committee of ministers meeting in Abuja, Nigeria on the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) project where a handing-over ceremony was held for him.

Kofi-Buah took over from Nigeria’s minister of state, petroleum resources Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu at the meeting which was held on the theme: "Solidarity through sustainable gas supply for energy security in the sub -region".

He immediately called for the restructuring of the West African Gas Pipeline Company (WAPCo) board where he advocated for an all-inclusive work towards achieving the goals of ECOWAS and thanked the committee for the confidence reposed in him.

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Delegates were drawn from Ghana, Benin, Togo and Nigeria.

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