President Buhari elected ECOWAS Chair

| Updated Aug 01, 2018 at 3:36am

 

President Buhari and a cross section of Heads of States at the summit in Lome

 

President Buhari, his predecessor and President of Togo, Faure Gnassingbe (R) and Liberian President George Weah (L)
Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has been elected as chairman of ECOWAS to take over from Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe.

He was elected as chairman at the 53rd session of the ECOWAS Summit of Heads of states in Lome on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.

A Ghanaian High Court Judge was also sworn in together with three others to man the ECOWAS Court of Justice as part of the opening ceremony of the 53rd Ordinary Session of the Authority of heads of states and governments of the subregional body.

Justice Edward Amoako Asante, who commenced his work as a circuit court judge and rose to the high court in Ghana would now sit with six other colleagues on the seven-member panel to adjudicate issues.

Justice Asante who has been at the bench and bar for 23years swore the oath before the 15 member ECOWAS heads of states.


Sory by Bright Ntramah

gbcghanaonline.com

President Buhari and a cross section of Heads of States at the summit in Lome



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