The Speaker of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, Hon. Sidie Mohamed Tunis, yesterday Tuesday 6th February, 2024 bagged another prestigious award for his diligent service rendered to ECOWAS Parliament over the past years.

The prestigious award was accorded to the Right Honourable Sidie Mohamed Tunis at the Fifth Legislature of the 2024 First Extraordinary Session of the ECOWAS Parliament at an auspicious occasion held at the Bintumani International Conference Hall in Aberdeen, Freetown.

Receiving the award, Hon. Mohamed Sidie Tunis expressed delight at the award, pointing out that he felt honoured to receive the award and that he was very happy working with ECOWAS. Several other distinguished personalities also received meritorious awards. The Fifth ECOWAS Parliament honoured the Rt. Honourable

Tunis for his remarkable tenure as Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, whose unwavering dedication and leadership have greatly contributed to the advancement of regional cooperation and integration within the ECOWAS Community, much to the admiration of his peers for his outstanding service. The award will serve as a testament to Hon. Tunis’s exemplary leadership and his enduring legacy in advancing the goals and objectives of the ECOWAS Parliament. As the ECOWAS

Parliament looks forward to the future, Hon. Tunis’s leadership will continue to inspire and guide efforts towards greater regional integration, cooperation, and prosperity for the people of West Africa.

Furthermore, the ECOWAS Bureau also gave a meritorious award to the Speaker of Parliament, Sidie Mohamed Tunis, due to his contributions to making the Community Parliament visible and tackling imagined problems that bothered on the region. In recognition of the pivotal role of education in global sustainable development, Hon. Sidie Mohamed Tunis also unveiled a significant initiative during the closing session of the extraordinary meeting in Freetown.

He disclosed a fund of Le10 Billion five years dedicated to supporting tertiary students in Sierra Leone across various courses.