The Vice President the ECOWAS Commission deputises for the President of the Commission. With a four-year mandate, the Vice President is charged with the responsibility of ensuring a functional, seamless running of the Commission in the absence of the President. He also assists and supports the President in the duties relating to the broad mandate of ECOWAS.
The Office of the Vice President enhances and coordinates technical issues and other routine business by a supervision of a number of Units essential to the management of the ECOWAS Commission.
Being charged with the ordering of the Community’s Programmes, the Vice President’s Office is responsible for their coordination, monitoring and evaluation including relations between the Commission and other ECOWAS institutions.