Former President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his congratulations to President Bola Tinubu for his election as Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The election took place during the 63rd Ordinary Session of the sub-regional group held in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau on Sunday.
In a statement released on Monday by his Media Assistant, Garba Shehu, Former President Buhari declared his felicitations to President Tinubu on his new role.
“West Africans have entrusted our new leader with an enormous responsibility, and it will be our task as citizens to support him to not let them down.
“I pray the Almighty will make his tenure as Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government see to the restoration of ECOWAS as the bastion of democracy, good governance and a leader in fighting terrorism and climate change on the continent.”