DEATH OF MR MARCEL ALAIN DE SOUZA, FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE ECOWAS COMMISSION
Abuja, July 17, 2019.
The President of the Federation of West African Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FEWACCI), Her Excellency Hajia Saratu IYA ALIYU, announces, with deep sorrow to the business Community of ECOWAS Member States, the sudden death of His Excellency Marcel Alain De Souza, Former President of ECOWAS Commission, death occurred from the consequences of a very short illness in Paris, on July 17, 2019.
Mr Marcel Alain De Souza, a true architect of the deepening of regional economic integration, was an undeniable support for the emergence of a regional private sector capable of playing its role as a development and growth engine.
He will remain forever in the annals of the FEWACCI one of the true ambassadors of the promotion of the West African Single Market.
FEWACCI presents to the Government of Benin. to the people of Benin, to the ECOWAS Commission and to the De Sousa Family, all their condolences.
Hajia Saratu IYA ALIYU