October 2, 2020

The Speaker of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, Rt. Honorable Sidie Mohammed Tunis has congratulated the people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the celebration of their sixtieth -independence anniversary.

According to the Speaker, Nigeria contributes towards promoting stability in the sub-region and beyond as pacesetter which is admired and appreciated.

He further pointed in his message that despite the challenges that Nigeria faces, they have come out strongly and better, and have shown that they are people who are determined to live and survive together and can do everything regardless of the challenges and adversities they face.

He thanked the President of Nigeria in his fight against COVID-19 as ECOWAS champion, in ensuring that the dreaded disease is fought to its knee in West Africa.

“In the same vain Nigeria is not relented in the fight against terrorism and insecurity which poses serious threat for the growth and advancement of the people of West Africa”.

In addition, he commended the role played by former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan in the Malian situation, and noted that, very soon peace and stability would return to that county.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/Ghanamps.com