Nigeria’s Fatimah Mohammed has lost the election for the position of African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security in Addis Ababa.
She was defeated by the incumbent, Smail Chergui of Algeria.
The election was held on Monday at the 28th African Union summit in Addis Ababa.
Also at the summit, Chad’s foreign minister Moussa Faki was elected as the chairman of the African Union commission.
As the summit rolls to a close, Morocco was accepted also re-admitted as AU member after 33 years when it quit the bloc.