Jonathan, ECOWAS Leaders Meet In Abuja

ECOWAS leaders
ECOWAS leaders

Current political and security situation in the West African sub-region will top deliberations at the 46th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government holding in Abuja today, Monday.

In a statement by the Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati, President Goodluck Jonathan will lead his counterparts to review the report of the 33rd Meeting of the ECOWAS Mediation and Security Council, and receive a briefing on recent happenings in Burkina Faso.

Also on the agenda are the consideration and adoption of the 2014 annual report of the President of the ECOWAS Commission, the consideration and adoption of the report of the 73rd Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Council of Ministers and the election of the Chairman of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government for next year.

President Jonathan, who currently heads the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government; President John Mahama of Ghana; the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma; and the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Representative for West Africa, Mohammed Ibn Chambas; will present statements to the one-day gathering before it goes into a closed-door session.

A communiqué on the summit’s decisions is expected at the conclusion of their deliberations tomorrow.

 

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