From Mahi Alhassan Argungu
 ECOWASS is an economic community of West African states which established on 28 days of May 1975 during the reign of General Yakubu Gowan , in Lagos the then headquarter of Nigeria.  
It is also, therefore, an integral economic organization that encompasses all countries within the sub-region of West Africa to aid each other as one family in this regard. ‘Family is not about blood. It’s about who is willing to hold your hand when you need it the most’.
It is informed, that the Economic Community of West African States is to get new chairman. The leadership of the body is base on election among its member states of the head of states and governments, this election is to be hosted in Abuja and parts of its 55th session activities.
The country Nigeria is rated as the giant among all member countries of the Economic The community of West African States (ECOWASS).
If it is not forgotten, President Muhammadu Buhari is the contemporary chairman of the said Body who was elected in Lome the capital of Togo one year ago.