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Regional security, single currency in focus as ECOWAS leaders meet in Abuja

The Summit of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government got in progress in Abuja on Saturday with national security and the security circumstance in Guinea Bissau as its fundamental motivation.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the ECOWAS Mission in Guinea Bissau (ECOMIB) was initiated in April 2012 with the point of balancing out the progressing political unrest in that nation.

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With this impact, the 39th Ordinary Meeting of the ECOWAS Committee of Chiefs of Defense Staff evaluated its tranquility bolster tasks, incorporating the mission in Guinea Bissau, and made suggestions to the Authority.

As indicated by the Draft Work Program, the gathering will think about the reports of the 42nd Ordinary Meeting of the Mediation and Security Council and the 82nd Ordinary Session of the Council of Ministers.

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The 42nd Ordinary Meeting of the Mediation and Security Council held in Abuja on June 24 thought on approaches to improve the security circumstance of the area.

The President of the ECOWAS Commission, Jean-Claude Brou, during the gathering, expressed that instability was the best test confronting the area and hampering financial, social and human headways.

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The 82nd Session of the Council of Ministers likewise during its gathering hung on June 27 in Abuja examined the various difficulties defying the area and how to stand up to them as a network.

The gathering would likewise consider the ECOWAS single money, youth strengthening, environmental change, and different dangers confronting the area.

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Features of the summit would incorporate the introduction of the ECOWAS 2018 Award of Excellence considered during the 82nd session of the Council of Ministers. (NAN)