President Muhammadu Buhari has been elected as the new Chairman of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
Buhari was announced as the Chairman on Tuesday at the ECOWAS Summit in Lome, Togo.
The Senior Special Assistant on Media and publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement quoted the President in his acceptance remarks as saying:
”But you refused to take my no for an answer. I am truly humbled and I pledge to serve and work with all of you to deliver on peace, security, good governance and socio-economic development of the sub-region, and take our organisation to greater heights.”