- Search Results
 
 
ECOWAS Leaders Hold 50th Ordinary.....
Date Uploaded: Dec 19, 2016

ECOWAS Chairperson Ellen Johnson Sirleaf with her colleagues at the 50th Assembly of Heads of State and Government in Abuja.

 

ECOWAS Leaders Hold 50th Ordinary Session In Abuja

MONROVIA, December 17(LINA) - The 50th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government opened Saturday in Abuja, Nigeria with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as Chair of ECOWAS presiding.

According to a dispatch from Abuja, Nigeria, items high on the agenda include discussions on the political situation in The Gambia and Guinea Bissau.

Also, the Heads of State and Government will discuss the 2016 Annual Report of the Presentation of the ECOWAS Commission, Report of the 77th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Council of Ministers, and the Report of the 37th Session of the Mediation and Security Council.

They will also decide on the date and venue of the 51st Ordinary Session of the Authority, sign the Community Acts and Decisions as well as discuss the ECOWAS Strategy for elections to African position.

At the opening ceremony, the President Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari welcomed his colleagues to Abuja and wished them a successful deliberation.

Also speaking, the President of the ECOWAS Commission, Marcel A. de Souza; the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for West Africa and Sahel, Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, called for concerted efforts to address the problems facing the sub-region.

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, also addressed the opening session.

LINA PR/PTK

 

latest headlines
‘Decentralizatio One Of Biggest Legacies Of Gov’t’ - Official
Deputy Internal Affairs Minister Varney Sirleaf has described the decentralization program as one of the biggest legacies of the Ellen Johnson Si ...more
Tulay Vows To Ensure Independent LWSC County Sub-Stations
The Managing Director of the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC), N. Hun-Bu Tulay, has promised to ensure that all county stations of the ...more
Supreme Court To Hear Argument in Sable Mining Case Friday
The Supreme Court of Liberia will begin hearing argument in the petition for the Writ of Certiorari filed against Judge Yamie Q. Gbeisay, assigne ...more
LWSC Boss Hails AfDB For US$8.3m To Rehabilitate Water Plant
The Managing Director of the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC), N. Hun-Bu Tulay, has hailed the African Development Bank (AfDB) for maki ...more
AU Envoy Presents Accreditation To FM Kamara
Foreign Minister Marjon V. Kamara has received the Letters of Accreditation from the new Head of the African Union Liaison Office in Liberia, Mr. ...more
Gov’t Promises To Continue Robust Fight Against Fistula
The Liberian Government has promised to robustly continue the fight against Fistula in the country. ...more
 
All rights reserved © 2013 - 2014
Liberia News Agency