W. African leaders seek ban on full-face veil to prevent attacks

By Ola Awoniyi in Abuja, Stephanie FINDLAY in LAGOS Abuja (AFP) – West African leaders said Thursday they were seeking to “forbid” women wearing full-face veils in an effort to curb the growing number of female suicide bombers unleashed by Boko Haram jihadists. The president of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, […]