General News of Wednesday, 16 December 2015
Source: Flagstaff House
President JD Mahama and other leaders from the ECOWAS Region are in Abuja, Nigeria for the 48th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State & Government.
The meeting, which will consider a number of reports including the 2015 Annual Report of the President of the Commission and one from the Mediation and Security Council, will also be used to mark the 40th anniversary of the sub-regional grouping.
The two-day meeting was opened earlier today by President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria and the Chair of the ECOWAS Authority, President Macky Sall of Senegal.
President Mahama is attending the Session with Foreign Minister Hanna S. Tetteh (MP), National Security Adviser Ambassador Baba Kamara and the Secretary to the President, Ambassador Kwesi Quartey.