President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been elected Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
The election took place during the 63rd Ordinary Session of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, held in Guinea-Bissau.
Expressing his joy, Tinubu emphasized his commitment to upholding the principles of democracy, acknowledging its challenges while affirming its superiority as the most effective system of governance.
“We will take democracy seriously, Democracy is very tough but it is the best form of government,” he said upon his emergence on Sunday in Guinea-Bissau.
Tinubu succeeds President Umaro Embalo of Guinea Bissau as ECOWAS chair.