President Sirleaf Meets With Nigerian leader On Sub-regional Security Challenges

president-muhammadu-buhari-with-the-visiting-president-ellen-johnson-sirleafLiberian leader, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Monday of this week, December 5, 2016 held a closed door meeting with the President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari on sub-regional security challenges ahead of the 3rd Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa slated for Dec. 5 and Dec. 6.

The Liberian leader who is also the current Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS), is expected to brief President Buhari on efforts made to curb terrorism in the sub-region.

NAN further reports that the two leaders may also discuss other issues bordering on sub-regional integration and bilateral trade.

The Liberian President, who arrived Abuja on Sunday on a two-day official visit to Nigeria, visited the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja on the same day

The ECOWAS chairperson also held closed door meetings with the President of the commission, Mr. Marcel de Souza, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, and senior officials of the commission.

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