//ECOWAS Lists Terrorism Combat as Top Priority

ECOWAS Lists Terrorism Combat as Top Priority

The Economic Community of West African States has listed financing action plans to combat terrorism ravaging Member States as top agenda to be discussed during the 83rd Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Council of Ministers.
The Chairman of the Council, Kalla Ankouroa who made this known at the opening of the Ministerial Session in Abuja, explained that dealing with the new threats to security posed by terrorism was a matter of urgency which requires the commitment of Member-States.
Ankouroa further disclosed that the council of Ministers meeting also seeks to brainstorm on political and economic issues, humanitarian crises, climate change and social development challenges confronting the sub-region with a bid to proffering solutions.