Faure Gnassingbè, Togo President has appointed as new chairperson of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
The Togolese leader,Faure Gnassingbè superseded Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for this position
The Togolese leader elected as chairperson on Sunday, June 4, 2017 during the ongoing 51st Ordinary Session of Heads of ECOWAS in Monrovia, Liberia. He superseded Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to work as the head of sub-regional body for the next one year.
Besides all name in attendance, Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu warmly congratulated the new chairperson. He also invited the West African leaders to Africa-Israel summit that will commence in Togo in October.
Furthermore, President Gnassingbe will officially undertake the responsibility of the chair at the end of the ECOWAS Summit.
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