Source: African Union Commission (AUC) |

Hon Moussa Faki Mahamat elected as incoming Chair of the African Union Commission

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 30, 2017/APO/ --

Chadian Foreign Minister Hon. Moussa Faki Mahamat has been elected incoming Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission by AU heads of State and Government, who form the Assembly of the African Union.

Ghana’s Ambassador Thomas Kwesi Quartey was elected Deputy Chairperson.

Elections for the eight Commissioner posts are ongoing.

More details to follow.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of African Union Commission (AUC).