He was elected on Monday September 7 at the ongoing 57th ECOWAS Summit, which is being held in Niamey, capital of Niger, the Ministry of Information, announced in a statement.
The statement said “President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has just been elected as the new Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), at the ongoing 57th ECOWAS Summit, which is being held in Niamey, capital of Niger”
Mr Akufo-Addo left Ghana on Monday, 7th September 2020, to lead the Ghanaian delegation to the 57th Ordinary Session of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, in Niamey.
He was accompanied by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway MP; Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta; Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Ernest Addison, and officials of the Presidency and the Foreign Ministry.
By Laud Nartey|3news.com|Ghana