Speaker Abbas congratulates President Tinubu on re-election as ECOWAS chairman

President Tinubu was first elected as ECOWAS chairman on July 9, 2023.

By Deborah Hassan 

365Daily – The speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Abbas Tajudeen, has congratulated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his re-election as the chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

President Tinubu, who was first elected as ECOWAS chairman on July 9, 2023, got re-elected during the 65th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Sunday, July 7, 2024.

In a statement signed by his spokesman, Musa Krishi on Monday, June 8, 2024, the Speaker said President Tinubu’s re-election was a testament of his commitment to the growth and development of the subregion.

He noted that in the past one year, the president has demonstrated good leadership in uniting members of ECOWAS, especially during the leadership instability that characterised some member states.

The Speaker expressed delight that member states of ECOWAS unanimously re-elected Nigeria’s president to the position, saying it was a confirmation of their trust and confidence in him.

Abbas wished President Tinubu another successful tenure as the chairman of ECOWAS.

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