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Jonathan, West African Leaders To Deliberate On Regional Security At ECOWAS Summit In Abuja

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President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will Monday in Abuja host the 46th

Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government

which will, among other things, deliberate on the current political and

security situation in the sub-region.
President Jonathan and other participating Heads of State and Government

of the regional body will also receive a briefing on recent developments

in Burkina Faso and review the report of the 33rd Meeting of the ECOWAS

Mediation and Security Council.
Also on the agenda of the summit are the consideration and adoption of the

2014 annual report of the President of the ECOWAS Commission, the

consideration and adoption of the report of the 73rd Ordinary Session of

the ECOWAS Council of Ministers and the election of the Chairman of the

ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government for next year.

President Jonathan, the current Chairman of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads

of State and Government, President John Mahama of Ghana, the Chairperson

of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and the United

Nations Secretary General's Special Representative for West Africa, Mr.

Mohammed Ibn Chambas will present statements to the one-day summit before

it goes into a closed-door session.
Some of the participating Heads of State and Government have already

arrived in Abuja ahead of the opening of the summit tomorrow.

A communiqué on the summit's decisions is expected at the conclusion of

their deliberations tomorrow.
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