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Senate Extends Congratulations To Tinubu On His Appointment As ECOWAS Chairman

The Senate, along with other ECOWAS member states and their parliaments, congratulates President Bola Tinubu on his election as the Chairman of ECOWAS.

In a motion titled “Congratulating President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his recent emergence as the Chairman of ECOWAS,” sponsored by Senator Jibrin Barau, the Senate expressed its joy and resolved to send a delegation to felicitate President Tinubu on his new position.

The Senate also extended its felicitations to all Nigerians, as well as friends and allies of Nigeria, for the honour and privilege of having President Tinubu as the Chairman of ECOWAS.

According to Barau: “the Senate is delighted that as the Chairman of ECOWAS, President Bola Tinubu GCFR is in a strategic and vantage position to uphold the charter of ECOWAS which is to promote peace and conflict resolution within the West African Sub-region, promote democracy and good governance, strengthen the collective response to security threats within the sub-region, and generally foster economic cooperation amongst ECOWAS member states.

“It observes that as a master strategist, mobilizer and globally respected politician, ECOWAS is blessed to have him in the position of Chairman and his wealth of experience will be brought to bear on the implementation of policies of ECOWAS to bring lasting peace and economic prosperity within the west African sub-region.

“It also notes that the emergence of President Bola Tinubu as the Chairman of ECOWAS is a testimony of his avowed commitment to good governance promised Nigeria which the policies and decisions taken so far are yielding results and beginning to reposition our economy.

“Notes also that since the establishment of ECOWAS in 1975, Nigeria has played key leadership roles, particularly in the promotion of sub-regional security, defence to democracy and human rights, economic integration and collective response to security within the sub-region and ECOWAS is even better placed under the chairmanship of President Bola Tinubu, GCFR in the discharge of the above mandates amongst others.”

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