President Mahama visits Burkina Faso

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President John Dramani Mahama, in his capacity as Chair of the ECOWAS

Authority of Heads of State and Government, will this morning be in

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso to meet all the stakeholders in that


The visit follows the receipt of a report from a Joint Mission of

ECOWAS, the African Union and the United Nations that was sent to

Burkina Faso. The Mission, which was in that country from October 30,

returned to brief President Mahama last Sunday, before returning to

Ouagadougou on Monday.

President Mahama approved the recommendationsof the Joint Mission and

reaffirmed the subregional group, ECOWAS' support for a peaceful

restoration of constitutional order. He has also been engaging with

the stakeholders including the military and called for a consensual

solution in line with the provisions of the constitution of Burkina


President Mahama has invited two of his colleagues, President Macky

Sall of Senegal and President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria to join him

on the Mission to Burkina Faso today.

ECOWAS has assured Burkina Faso of its readiness to work with them to

restore legitimate transitional order and finding sustainable

solutions to the impasse and work towards organizing free and credible


President Mahama will return home later today.

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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