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The Secretary-General visits the ECOWAS Commission in Nigeria

On 7 July 2022, the Secretary-General of the Energy Charter Secretariat, Mr Guy Lentz, and his team, Dr Monica Emmanuel, Ms Ishita Pant and Dr Hava Yurttagül, met with Mr Dabire Bayaornibe, Director of Energy at ECOWAS, and Mr Arkadius Koumoin, Programme Officer in Energy at ECOWAS, in Abuja, Nigeria.

Mr Lentz praised the great success of the 2022 National Energy Summit and expressed his thanks to ECOWAS and the Energy Commission of Nigeria for their fruitful collaboration in organizing the event. He also applauded the shared vision expressed by national stakeholders during the Summit and the long term project for the energy sector in Nigeria. The parties also discussed the continuation of the joint ECOWAS-ECS-AGoSE collaboration for the year 2022-2024 which aims at improving energy governance in West Africa.