President Muhammadu Buhari Attends ECOWAS Summit In Niger

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President Muhammadu Buhari together with Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama attended the ECOWAS summit in Niger on Monday.

President Muhammadu Buhari attended the 57th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government in Niamey, Niger Republic.

Personal Assistant to the president on New Media Bashir Ahmed confirmed this in a tweet.
Spokesman to the president Malam Garba Shehu, made a statement in Abuja on Sunday where deliberation where made on Special Report on COVID-19 to be presented by President Muhammadu Buhari.

The Nigerian leader was appointed the ECOWAS Champion on the Fight against COVID-19 during the Extraordinary Virtual Summit of ECOWAS on April 23.

The presidential aide revealed that the summit would also receive a Special Report on the ECOWAS Single Currency Programme to be presented by President Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone

Bio, who is the Chair of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ), would be joined by President Alassane Ouattara, who is also the Chair of the West African Economic Monetary Union (WAEMU/UEMOA) during the presentation.

President of the ECOWAS Commission, Jean Claude Kassi Brou will present to the West African leaders, the 2020 Interim Report on activities of the sub-regional body including ECOWAS Vision 2050.

The tweet also revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari is expected back in the country today immediately after the summit.

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