ECOWAS Mission observes presidential election in Nigeria
ECOWAS deployed a total of 250 election observers to the six geo-political zones in Nigeria to monitor the electoral process.
The Election Observation Mission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS – EOM) was led by the former President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma, on February 25, 2023.
President Koroma was accompanied on the observation by Amb. Yusuf Baba Kamara, former High Commissioner of Ghana to Nigeria, the Deputy Head of Mission, Dr. Omar Alieu Touray, President of the ECOWAS Commission, Damtien L. Tchintchibidja, the Vice President of the ECOWAS Commission, Amb. Dr. Abdel-Fatau Musah, the Commissioner of Political Affairs Peace and Security of the ECOWAS Commission and the ECOWAS Technical Team.
ECOWAS is determined to accompany Nigeria through the Presidential Elections in line with the ECOWAS Supplementary Protocol on Democracy and Good Governance of 2001.
Nigeria went to the polls yesterday, February 25, 2023.
Vote counting is still under way in Nigeria's tightest presidential election since military rule ended in 1999.