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ECOWAS Chair Sirleaf Leads High-level Delegation To The Gambia
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President of Liberia and Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

 

 

ECOWAS Chair Sirleaf Leads High-level Delegation To The Gambia

MONROVIA, December 13 (LINA) - The President of Liberia and Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Tuesday departed the country at the head of a high-level delegation of the sub-regional body to The Gambia.

According to an Executive Mansion release, the ECOWAS delegation includes President Muhammadu Buhari of  Nigeria; President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone and the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary
General for West Africa, Dr. Mohammed Ibn Chambas.

It can be recalled that the Chairperson of the ECOWAS Authority, President Sirleaf on Sunday issued a Special Statement on the current political situation in The Gambia, urging President Yahyah Jammeh to respect the election results, which reflect the will of the Gambian people.

The statement also expressed support for the Joint Statement issued by the African Union Commission, the ECOWAS Commission and the United Nations and further called on the Gambian people to remain peaceful and calm.
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