BREAKING: ECOWAS Loses Two Senior Officials

Prof Leopoldo Amado, ECOWAS Commissioner for Education, Culture, Science & Technology died in Dakar on Sunday after a brief illness, according to official sources.

From Guinea Bissau, the professor joined ECOWAS in 2018 as one of the 15 Commissioners at the 15-nation regional economic bloc.

The cause of his death is unclear, but it follows the death on Jan 7th of the ECOWAS Commission’s Secretary General Dr. Nelson Magbabdeola in Abuja.

Dr. Magbagbeola, a Nigerian, will be buried this week.

May their souls rest in perfect peace!

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.

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