A dispatch from the Nigerian capital Abuja says President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has arrived in that city to attend the 50th Session of the Economic Community of West African States or ECOWAS heads of state.
President Sirleaf as Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State and Government departed the country on Thursday 15, December and is expected to bring colleagues up to speed on recent ECOWAS Mediation Intervention in The Gambia where she was accompanied by President John DramaniMahama of Ghana, Nigerian President, MuhammaduBuhari including President Ernest BaiKoroma of Sierra Leone and held consultations in Banjul on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 to support the ongoing process of democratization in the country.
She will also brief her counterparts on her insightful two-day working visit to the ECOWAS Commission, Parliament and the ECOWAS Community Court and report progress on ongoing mediation into the political crisis in Guinea Bissau.
Meanwhile, during President Sirleaf’s stay away from the country from December 15 – 18, the Hon. Frederick Cherue, Attorney-General and Minister Justice of the Republic of Liberia will serve as Coordinator of the Cabinet in consultation with the Vice President and in telephone conversation with the President.