The Network of the Locally Elected Women of Africa (REFELA) lost his vice-president for West Africa region, Mrs Abdou Assamaou KOSSEYTI, Mayor of Birni Gaouré in Niger.
She pass away on 4 March 2017 in Morocco.
Ms. Abdou Assamaou KOSSEYTI was elected as vice-president of REFELA at the last Africties7 Summit held on 29 November to 3 December 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa. She was also the national President of the Network of Local Women Elected in Niger (REFELON).
In this painful circumstance, UCLG Africa presents its condolences to the family of local authorities in Niger.