ECOWAS calls for collaboration on regional peace, security (SUN)

ECOWAS calls for collaboration on regional peace, security (SUN)

The President of ECOWAS Commission, Mr. Jean Brou, has called for collaborative efforts among member states to address issues bordering on regional peace and security.

Brou made the call in Abuja during his presentation of the report on implementation of the community work programme at the First Ordinary Session of ECOWAS Parliament.

He decried terrorists attacks in some member states of the Sahel and the multiplication of conflicts between herdsmen and farmers in the region.

He said that continuous efforts needed to be pursued to tackle the challenges, which still remained strong and diverse.

According to him, “2017 was marked by the persistence of some crises that were accompanied by protests.

“With regard to regional peace and security, coordinated efforts must be made to fight against terrorism in the Sahel zone. Read more

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