By Landing Ceesay
His Excellency Dr. Omar Alieu Touray is today set to assume the leadership of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission in Abuja.
“There will be a change of Management at the ECOWAS Commission as the tenure of current Management led by H.E. Jean-Claude Kassi Brou comes to an end after four years.
“President Brou will be handing over to a new Management that will be led by Dr. Omar Alieu Touray from The Gambia, today, July 13, 2022, at the ECOWAS Commission Headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria,” ECOWAS said in a statement.
The other statutory appointees heading ECOWAS institutions will also be assuming office today, the statement added.
“ECOWAS will be moving from a Fifteen-man Commission to a Seven-man Commission with the New Management,” it said.
The new statutory appointees who will serve a period of four years, were named at the just concluded 61st Ordinary Session of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government in Accra on 3rd July 2022.