Deputy Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Ahmed Wase, has been sworn in as a new Member of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament.
Wase was sworn in during the Second Extraordinary Session of the ECOWAS Parliament in Monrovia, Liberia.
This was contained in a statement issued by the media and communications unit of the ECOWAS Parliament on Monday in Abuja.
According to the statement, the newly sworn-in MP replaced the former 1st Deputy Speaker, Yusuf Lasun who lost his seat at the House of Representatives after the 2019 general election.
“In a unanimous agreement among Nigeria Delegation to the ECOWAS Parliament, as well as other members, the ECOWAS Parliament has on this day Sept. 16, 2019 sworn in Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase as the 1st Deputy Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament,” the statement noted.