Know Your ECOWAS

The Economic Community of West African States also known as ECOWAS was established on May 28, 1975 in Lagos, Nigeria, as a regional inter governmental organisation. It is headquartered in Abuja, Nigeria. The ECOWAS is currently made up of 15 member states namely: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra-Leone, Gambia, and Togo.

To find out more about the role of ECOWAS in Promoting Democracy and Good Governance in West Africa click here.

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