Update: ECOWAS Crave For Peaceful Elections In Liberia, Former As Nigerian President, Others Form Part
As Liberians gather together in preparation of October 10, 2023 general and presidential elections, high profile officials from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) African Union (AU) including the former Nigerian President. Goodluck Jonathan who is leading the election observer mission of West African Elders Forum (WAEF) gathered this morning to discuss a peaceful election in Liberia.
Tomorrow’s general and presidential election has attracted more than a passing interest of the international community of democrats, like IPAC, whose national chairman, Yabagi Yusuf Sani, is leading a delegation of IPAC’s observer mission team made up of political party leaders from Nigeria.
ECOWAS has taken keen interest during these elections, and further craved for a free, fair and transparent polls, a situation that the people of Liberia are opting for despite numerous campaign violence between political parties including the ruling CDC.
At the start of Today’s meeting which took place at a local hotel behind closed door aimed at strategizing plans for a peaceful election on Tuesday, officials of ECOWAS including observers are seriously discussing the peaceful way forward for an election that will be freed of violence where Liberians will be pleased in the election of their leaders who will serve them for the next six years.
After the closed door meeting, the Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security, Abdel-Fatau Musah briefed journalists on the outcome of their meeting, spoke of peace during these elections, and further prayed that Liberians will see the reason to allow peace to reign during these elections.