The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has congratulated President Bola Tinubu on his emergence as the Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States.
Sanwo-Olu, in a statement dated 10 July 2023 and signed by Tinubu’s Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, described the development which took place at the 63rd Ordinary Session on Sunday in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau as a significant affirmation of Nigeria’s leadership in the West African sub-region and the African continent.
He added that the confidence reposed in President Tinubu by his colleagues to lead the important coalition will manifest in effective collaboration and practical solutions to the challenges of economic growth, sustainable development, and issues of trans-border security.
Sanwo-Olu said, “On behalf of the people of Lagos State, I want to congratulate our leader, mentor, and pathfinder, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on this remarkable achievement as the Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
“We have absolute confidence that you will perform exceptionally well in your new role as the Head of the important regional organisation and we are happy to be associated with you.”