Nigeria’s President Tinubu, ECOWAS Commission President Touray witness swearing-in of Senegal’s new President Bassirou Diomaye Faye

In a historic ceremony marking the transition of power in Senegal, His Excellency Bola Ahmed Tinubu, President of Nigeria and Chairman of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, alongside His Excellency Dr. Omar Alieu Touray, President of the ECOWAS Commission, graced the swearing-in of His Excellency Bassirou Diomaye Faye as the new President of the Republic of Senegal.

The event, held in the capital city of Dakar, was attended by dignitaries from across the region, symbolizing a moment of unity and continuity within the West African community.

President Tinubu, representing Nigeria, emphasized the importance of fostering strong diplomatic ties and collaboration among ECOWAS member states, highlighting Senegal’s pivotal role in regional stability and development.

President Faye, a seasoned diplomat and advocate for democratic principles, pledged to uphold the constitution and serve the people of Senegal with integrity and dedication.

In his inaugural address, he expressed gratitude for the support of his fellow ECOWAS leaders and reaffirmed Senegal’s commitment to promoting peace, prosperity, and inclusive governance in the region.

The presence of President Tinubu and President Touray underscored ECOWAS’s commitment to upholding democratic norms and facilitating peaceful transitions of power across member states.

As Senegal embarks on a new chapter under President Faye’s leadership, the international community looks forward to continued cooperation and partnership in addressing shared challenges and advancing the collective aspirations of the West African region.

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