Ahmad Ahmad congratulates Prez Nana Addo as new ECOWAS chairman

Ahmad Ahmad congratulates Prez Nana Addo as new ECOWAS chairman

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President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad has extended his congratulations to H.E. Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, on his election as Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

President Akufo-Addo succeeded President Mahamadou Issoufou of the Republic of Niger, after he was elected by the 57th Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS as the new Chairman of the Authority.

In the letter dated September 16, the CAF President wrote:                                  

“It is my pleasure to extend my congratulations to you on your appointment as the Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). On behalf of the Executive Committee of CAF and personally, I wish you every success in your endeavors.

I am certain that during your Chairmanship, ECOWAS will maintain and accelerate its constructive and sympathetic contribution to African football.

As you embark upon your new responsibilities, I wish to assure you and the people of West Africa of CAF’s continued support and friendship.

I am certain that during your presidency, ECOWAS will maintain and accelerate its constructive contribution to African football.

Kindly accept, Mr. President, once again my warm congratulations on your appointment and my best wishes as you prepare to take up the responsibilities and challenges of your high office” the letter read.

President Nana Adoo-Dankwa Akufo Addo was on Monday, September 8, 2020 elected as the new Chairman of ECOWAS at the 57th ECOWAS Summit, held in Niamey, Niger. He replaces Nigerien President, Muhamadou Issoufour who steered the activity of the Authority for a year.

Source:GFA COMMUNICATIONS

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