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Niger coup: Tinubu convenes ECOWAS Extraordinary Summit Thursday

An extraordinary Summit of ECOWAS leaders will take place on Thursday August 10, 2023 in Abuja.

A statement on ECOWAS website said the Summit was convened by Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu, who doubles as Chairman of the West African body.

The statement said, ” President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has convened another Extraordinary Summit of the Authority on the political situation in the Republic of Niger.

“The Summit will hold in Abuja, on Thursday, August 10, 2023.

“The ECOWAS Leaders will be considering and discussing the political situation and recent developments in Niger during the Summit”,the statement concludes.

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