Jonathan Attends Last ECOWAS Meeting In Accra

Bids ECOWAS heads of state bye

President Goodluck Jonathan

By Nuel Suji, Abuja.

President Goodluck Jonathan will leave Abuja tomorrow to attend the 47th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government holding in Accra, Ghana.

The meeting marks the last the Jonathan would attend as president. He is billed to hand over power to President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari on May 29, this month.

The summit, which coincides with the 40th anniversary of ECOWAS, will receive reports on the current situation in Burkina Faso and Guinea Bissau and deliberate on issues of democratic consolidation and regional peace and stability.

“President Jonathan will be accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Aminu Wali; House of Representatives Majority Leader, Hon. Mulikat Akande and some of his principal aides,” Reuben Abati, Presidential Spokesman said in a statement.

He is expected back in Abuja at the conclusion of the one-day summit.