President 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.”