Buhari joined Virtual meeting of ECOWAS over Mali Crisis

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President Muhammadu Buhari joined other West African regional leaders in a virtual meeting of leadership of ECOWAS 'an extraordinary peace mediation meeting' over the political crisis in Mali.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Sequel to the meeting held last week Thursday in the Malian capital, Bamako, where all sides in the crisis were brought to the table for discussion, today Monday, the leadership of ECOWAS reconvene via virtual to continue.

It would be recalled that the Thursday meeting ended with a plan to resume discussion today (Monday).

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The President of Niger Republic, who is also Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), President Mahamadou Issoufou, had on Thursday  said the sub-regional organisation would do all it could to address the crisis in Mali.

The Thursday’s meeting was attended by President Buhari, Host President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Presidents Machy Sall of Senegal, Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana and Alassane Ouattara of Cote d’Ivoire.

The representatives of opposition alliance, M5 and Civil Society Organisations also briefed the leaders on their positions over the crisis.

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ECOWAS Special Envoy to Mali and former Nigerian President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, who earlier paid a peace mission to Mali last two weeks, said: “ECOWAS felt that the violent protest should not continue, so I should lead a special team to go again and engage them (protesters)”.

Jonathan, who described the outcome of their mission to Mali as partially successful, expressed the hope that normalcy would soon be restored to the troubled country.

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