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"Prez. Akufo-Addo Has Provided Better Security In West Africa And Sahel Region" - Ayorkor Botchwey


The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botwey has stated that, President AkufoAddo as leader of the EOCWAS has provided leadership to address the sources of division and instability in our Member States.


According to her, despite the increase in coup d'etat being recorded in the ECOWAS sub-region, the President and the other heads of state have shown great leadership in helping address the issue of coup in the continent.


The Minister was speaking to the media at the Information Ministry's meet the press series on the back of the series of coup d'etat being recorded in Africa and other developments being undertaken under the ministry.


Madam Ayorkor Botwey noted that, Ghana has a strong interest in the stability and security of the African continent, even more so in our neighborhood are worrisome which she says the president as chair of ECOWAS has put in tremendous efforts to curb the increase.


She added that, the President has also been involved engaging in mediation and facilitation processes and also bringing the various parties involved together to explore viable solutions together to tackle national crises that has the potential to affect us all.


Madam Ayorkor Botwey stated emphatically that, the ECOWAS members are working tirelessly to put a stop to the reoccurrence of Coup d'etat as she added that, they are working hard to avert situations whereby heads of states try to change their constitutions to favor them.


Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith


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