President Buhari, in his capability as Chairman of the Financial Neighborhood of West African States (ECOWAS) on Thursday in New York, obtained briefing from the President of ECOWAS Fee, Jean-Claude Brou.
The President was introduced up to pace with developments in Guinea Bissau, which ought to maintain elections quickly; Togo, the place constitutional reforms are in place, and which might maintain parliamentary elections on December 20; in addition to Mali, the place the scenario remains to be fragile, regardless of concluding presidential polls not too long ago.
President Buhari recommended the work being achieved by ECOWAS Fee, noting that “it’s all the time higher to speak and resolve points, reasonably than be confrontational.” He added: “If you represent a folks, you won’t like to see them struggling.”
He pledged that Nigeria would all the time dwell up to its monetary commitments to the sub-regional physique, “since we do not need to be large for nothing. We’ll all the time search for the cash.”
President Buhari permitted that Nigeria’s International Affairs Minister, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, joined the President of ECOWAS Fee on a particular mission to deepen the peace course of in Mali.