ECOWAS heads of state have decided to launch the ECO in 2027.
The single currency will be used across the West African sub-region. Ghana could use the ECO together with the cedi.
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has adopted a new road map to launch its single currency in 2027.
President of the ECOWAS Commission, Dr Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, told a press conference that the new road map was agreed by the heads of state of ECOWAS at the 59th ordinary summit in Accra on Saturday (19 June).