President Muhammadu Buhari has called for a comprehensive reform of the structures and operations of the African Union, to make it more functional in meeting targets, warning that the organization will become stale, except it becomes more result-oriented.
President Buhari said this in an intervention at the ongoing two-day 34th Summit of the AU held virtually.
President Buhari commended the President Paul Kagame of Rwanda for presenting a special report on the need to reform the African Union.
Buhari also appreciated the support of Heads of State and Government of the African Union in the election of Bankole Adeoye as Commissioner, Political Affairs, Peace and Security.
President Buhari urges Adeoye to deploy his knowledge and experience in foreign policy and diplomacy, particularly on bilateral and multilateral issues, to bring value to the new position, with an assurance of the countrys support.
He congratulated all elected members of the African Union Commission, 2021, which include the Chairman, Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chad, and Deputy Chairman, Dr. Monique Nsanzabaganwa, Rwanda.