🌍🌍The Economic Community of West African States🌍🌍🌍
, also known as ECOWAS, is a regional economic union of fifteen countries located in West Africa. Collectively, these countries comprise an area of 5,114,162 km2(1,974,589 sq mi), and in 2015 had an estimated population of over 349 million.
@akon Great initiative for financial freedom! The True freedom of our people, The True freedom of Our Africa, can only achieved by controlling our resources, controlling our financial institutions, controlling our education and the promotion of our cultural heritage. By the will of her Children, Mama Africa will stand up ✊ ACOIN !!! Much respect to the Big brother Akon!!
As the Chief Financial Executive of the #county took me around this site scattered with a lot of #history & memories I was intrigued by the myriad of #individuals who were instrumental to the movements! The share level of #thoughts and #actions that aided the likes of Dr King, Septima Clark (who was dubbed as the mother of the movement by Dr King himself) Rev JesseJackson & so many other
Sometimes in #leadership study we poorly focus on the charismatic #leader believing he or she holds the magic wand and must be endowed with the #grace to effect a #change not realising it takes a lot of hands to plough a field
Perhaps this is because it’s easier to fantasise about a ‘saviour’ than to role up our sleeves
Over the next few months I will be sharing my thoughts about the Future Africa & Africans - I will be touching on what some may think is highly controversial! Who knows? I may step on few toes but the older I get the less concerned I am about looking good in front of people
As a people we must role up our sleeves, limit the analysis & get to work because history is being written each passing day & while the pressure points may have changed the struggle remains the same from my village in #ijebuitele to the streets of #Chicago & beyond
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