NIGERIA, ALGERIA PLEDGED TO SUPPORT AMINA
President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria said Nigeria will back the Kenyan CS. The endorsement comes in the wake of a similar seal of approval from Ivory Coast, Ghana, Sierra Leone and Algeria. In Algeria, Senate president Ben Saleh Abdalkader told Ruto his country will back Mohamed. “We know madam Aminas’s potential based on her experience and we assure you we will give her full support for the position of AU Commission chairperson,” Abdalkader said. Sierra Leone President Ernest Koroma also pledged his country’s support.