ECOWAS to hold talks with President Yahya Jammeh

Ayiku / January 10, 2017

ecowas-talksECOWAS Mediator in the political situation in The Gambia, President Muhammadu Buhari and his Co-Mediator, former President John Dramani Mahama have resolved with other regional leaders to visit and hold another round of talks with President Yahya Jammeh.

The decision was announced by Nigeria’s Foreign Minister at the end of a day’s meeting in Abuja, Nigeria on Monday.

Other leaders present for the meeting were Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf Johnson who is the Chair of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government and President Macky Sall of Senegal. Also present were the President of the ECOWAS Commission and the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General.