Pres. Sirleaf, Chambas Discuss More On Crisis In West Africa

ibnchambas-ejsPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the UN Secretary General Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA), Dr. Mohammed Ibn Chambas on crisis in the West African sub-region.

According to an Executive Mansion release, Dr. Chambas and President Sirleaf dwelled on the just-ended 50th Ordinary Session of the Authority of ECOWAS Summit held in Abuja, Nigeria with a view to resolving the political stalemate in The Gambia, and Guinea Bissau, among others.

The two also discussed the general security situation in the sub-region, including the peace process in Mali, threat of global terrorism and the partnership between ECOWAS and UN.

President Sirleaf thanked Dr. Chambas for the visit and the UN continued efforts aimed at peace-building initiatives.

Meanwhile, President Sirleaf has identified with a cross-section of widows of military and paramilitary institutions in the country, including the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL), Liberia National Police (LNP), Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization (BIN), Executive Protective Services (EPS), among others.

Speaking on behalf of the widows, Mrs. Emma Kaida thanked President Sirleaf

for giving them audience, adding: “Madam President we are appreciative of your leadership and thank you for accepting us at your office and we wish you Merry Christmas.”


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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.