Ellen Leads High-level ECOWAS Delegation to The Gambia Today

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President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), leads a High-level delegation of the sub-regional body to The Gambia today.

According to an Executive Mansion release, the ECOWAS delegation will include President Muhammadu Buhari of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone, the Special Representative for West Africa of the United Nations Secretary General, Dr. Mohammed Ibn Chambas, among others.

Recently President Sirleaf as Chairperson of the ECOWAS Authority on Sunday issued a statement on the current political situation in The Gambia, urging President Jammeh to respect the election results, which reflect the freely expressed will of the Gambian people. The statement also expressed support for the joint statement issued by the African Union Commission, the ECOWAS Commission and the United Nations, and further called on the Gambian people to remain peaceful and calm.

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