ECOWAS: Osinbajo leaves for Ghana on Mali’s political crisis

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) is expected to leave Abuja, the nation’s capital this morning for Accra, Ghana to attend an Extraordinary Summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on the situation in Mali.

His Spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement today said the Accra meeting will form part of the numerous endeavors by leaders in the sub-region to resolve Mali’s political crisis.

The statement further revealed that while in Accra, the Vice President will also meet with representatives of the Nigerian community in Ghana to discuss matters bothering on their well-being in the West African country.

The vice president, who is representing President Muhammadu Buhari at the summit, will join other leaders in the sub-region to deliberate on the political and security situation in the sub-region as a whole.

Prof. Osinbajo is expected back in Abuja today at the end of his engagements in Ghana.

Accompanying the Vice President is the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Amb Zubairu Dada.

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