Tinubu Urges ECOWAS Leaders to Find Solutions Through Dialogue to Address Bloc Challenges


President Bola Tinubu has called on leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to engage in constructive dialogue to address the challenges facing the sub-region. Speaking at the opening of the Extraordinary summit of ECOWAS in Abuja, President Tinubu emphasized the importance of unity among leaders to resolve political challenges effectively.

He urged leaders to exercise prudent judgement and work collectively to find enduring solutions to the issues at hand. Tinubu also appealed to Niger, Burkina Faso, and Mali, which recently announced their desire to withdraw from ECOWAS, to reconsider their decision in the interest of their people.

President Tinubu commended President Macky Sall of Senegal for agreeing to step down at the end of his current tenure. He stressed the need for a comprehensive and collaborative approach to address the complexities of the challenges in the sub-region.

The President highlighted the critical nature of the summit, emphasizing the importance of safeguarding constitutional order, upholding democratic principles, and promoting social and economic well-being in the affected countries. He expressed confidence that through collective efforts, ECOWAS could navigate the challenges and chart a course towards a more peaceful, secure, and prosperous West Africa.

President Tinubu urged leaders to prioritize the plight of the people in their decisions, emphasizing that democracy should address the basic needs and aspirations of the citizens. He called for a re-examination of the approach to restoring constitutional order in the affected member states, urging them to reconsider their decision to exit ECOWAS.

Daily Trust

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