Kerekou Will Be Long Remembered and Honoured As a Father of His Nation, Founding Father of Ecowas – Buhari [press release] (allAfrica.com)

President Muhammadu Buhari said Thursday in Cotonou that late President Mathieu Kerekou of Benin Republic will be long remembered and honoured as “a father of his nation and founding father of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)”. Speaking on behalf of other African leaders as the official funeral rites of the late President began…