Following the emergence of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), at the just concluded 63rd Ordinary Session, that took in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, respectable constitutional lawyer, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, OON has congratulated President Tinubu, calling him Mr. Nigeria.

Ajulo, in a statement made available by his aide, Wole Adepoju, described the development as a major occurrence that has returned Nigeria to its natural status of leadership in West African sub-region and African continent.

He added that the development is a soothing one, and capable of inspiring Nigerians into total cooperation and absolute faith in the new leadership of the country.

The founder of Egalitarian Mission for Africa, a non-governmental organization that is a certified observer of ECOWAS, Ajulo expressed optimism in the ability of the new leadership of the African sub- region body, saying it will translate into a new dawn in the affairs of ECOWAS and achieving its set objectives, like economic growth of the region, trans border security and entrenchment of rule of law among member states.

“Mr Nigeria, President Tinubu’s election to chair a highly rated regional body is a reflection of his outstanding leadership qualities, visionary disposition, dedication, and commitment to the development of Nigeria and West African region. Mr. Nigeria gave an excellent impression through his clear and decisive speech on the way to go. The speech has reverberated and resonated with everyone”.

“I am hopeful Mr. President will keep to his words, so Nigeria, as well as other ECOWAS member states can benefit immensely from his visionary and purposeful leadership. I congratulate Mr. President and wish him, the government and good people of Federal Republic of Nigeria a successful reign,” Ajulo said.

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