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Tinubu Joins Other African Presidents At Faye’s Inauguration

The Nigerian President attended the event in his capacity as the Chair of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Authority of Heads of State and Government.
Bassirou Diomaye Faye (C) and President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo (L) pose for images after his swearing in as Senegal’s President at an exhibition centre in the new town of Diamniadio near the capital Dakar on April 2, 2024. (Photo by JOHN WESSELS / AFP)
At his inauguration, Faye pledged systemic change after years of deadly turmoil and announcing his mentor, opposition figure Ousmane Sonko, as prime minister.
Faye, 44, has never previously held an elected office. He swept to a first-round victory on a promise of radical reform just 10 days after being released from prison.

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