The President of Union of Comoros H.E President Azali Assomani met Kenya’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Amb. Amina Mohamed at the Presidential Palace in Moroni, Comoros on January 5, 2016. Amb. Mohamed delivered a special message from President Uhuru Kenyatta on Kenya’s African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Candidature.
President Assomani highlighted the critical role of women in leadership and their ability to lead the continent’s transformative agenda – citing the legacy of the outgoing AUC chairperson, H.E Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma. The President expressed his desire to see a woman elected to Chair the AUC.
He applauded Amb. Mohamed’s achievements and acknowledged her capacity, proven leadership skills, great experience and recognised that she was the best person suited to Chair the AUC.
“Africa needs a visionary leader with the foresight, experience and skill-set of Amb. Dr. Mohamed to drive Africa’s development Agenda”, President Assomani said.