He was specified the nod to provide for an additional one-calendar year as Chair of the overall body at the extraordinary session held on Wednesday, February 3, 2021.
ECOWAS produced the announcement in a push assertion.
“To this stop, the Authority phone calls on His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of Republic of Ghana with the support of the Ministerial Advertisement hoc Committee on institutional reforms to direct a reflection on the issues and a report on this place be submitted to the everyday session of the Authority to be held in June 2021. To that influence, a consensus emerged from the heads of point out and governments that His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo continues for a 2nd expression as Chair of the ECOWAS Authority to oversee the implementation of the reforms.”
“The heads of point out and governments expressed honest appreciation to His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana and Chair of ECOWAS Authority of heads of state and governments for his management in steering the affairs of the local community.”
President Nana Akufo-Addo was appointed ECOWAS Chair in October 2020 at an ECOWAS meeting in Niger on September 7, 2020.
He was unanimously elected to consider more than the mantle of leadership from the President of Niger, His Excellency Mahamadou Issoufou, for a period of time of 1 calendar year.