President Akufo-Addo issued fresh term as ECOWAS Chairman


The Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, has given President Akufo-Addo another one-year term as Chairman of the Bloc.

The Authority, at its extraordinary session held on Tuesday, February 2, unanimously agreed that President Akufo-Addo steers the affairs of the body, to oversee institutional reforms to improve corporate governance of the sub-regional body.

President Akufo-Addo was first elected Chairman of the 15-member ECOWAS body in September last year.

In a communique, the Heads of State and Government praised President Akufo-Addo “for his leadership in steering the affairs of the Community.