ECOWAS Leaders Start Arriving In Liberia, As U.S. Envoy First Time Attends Cabinet Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with Cote d’Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

As tension seems to be brewing in the Liberian political arena ahead of the November 7 run-off elections, ECOWAS leaders are said to be concern about these unhealthy political developments in Liberia, taking the first step by visiting the country to objectively ascertain the facts surrounding these reported situations.

Speaking on state radio, the ELBC this morning, the Presidential Press Secretary Jerolinmick Piah, said some of the ECOWAS leaders are expected to arrive in the country to meeting with President Sirleaf and some of Liberia’s political actors aimed at getting firsthand information relating to the process.

In a related development, Mr. Piah also disclosed that the United States Ambassador accredited to Liberia is also expected to attend the Liberian regular cabinet meeting today, no detail was given.

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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.