Liberia’s president Sirleaf appointed ECOWAS chairperson

Liberia's president Sirleaf appointed ECOWAS chairperson

Liberia's president Sirleaf appointed ECOWAS chairperson


Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been named as the new chairperson of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

This was announced during the 49th ECOWAS Heads of State Summit which opened in Dakar, Senegal on Saturday.

She takes over from Senegalese president Macky Sall whose tenure comes to a close after he assumed the mantle from Ghanaian president John Mahama.

Sirleaf’s tenure will run for 12 months and she faces a tough task ahead as she works towards achieving …
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