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BUHARI TO ATTEND THE ECOWAS EXTRAORDINARY SUMMIT ON COUNTER-TERRORISM IN BURKINA FASO

President Muhammadu Buhari is said to depart Abuja on Saturday to attend the one-day ECOWAS Heads of State & Govt Extraordinary Summit on Counter-Terrorism,in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

In a statement made available via the President’s official Twitter handle, it was stated that given the growing threat of terrorism in the sub-region, the West African leaders had called for the Summit to review different initiatives taken so far, and redefine the priority intervention areas for the containment of the worrisome attacks in the area.

The decision to convene the Summit was reached at the 55th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government in Abuja on June 29, 2019.

 

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