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Published On: Wed, Jul 9th, 2014

Jonathan leaves for ECOWAS summit in Accra

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ECOWASPresident Goodluck Jonathan yesterday left Abuja for Accra to participate in the Summit of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of State and Government, scheduled to open in the Ghanaian capital today.

A release signed by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, stated that Jonathan and other Heads of State and Government will be attending the two-day summit where they would be expected to consider and adopt the 2014 Interim Report of the President of the ECOWAS Commission, Mr. Kadre Desire Ouedraogo.

According to the release, “They will also deliberate on the report of the 72nd Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Council of Ministers as well as the report of the 32nd Session of the regional body’s Mediation and Security Council.”

President Jonathan will be accompanied to the Summit by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Aminu Wali, the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Olusegun Aganga.

He is expected back in the country at the conclusion of the summit tomorrow.


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