Elections: ECOWAS lauds FG on safe environment

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The Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States has commended the Federal Government in securing a safe environment for the general election.

This was made known in a communique signed by the President of the Republic of Guinea and the Chairman of the ECOWAS Authority, Umaro Embaló, made available to our correspondent on Sunday.

The Extraordinary Summit in the margins of the 36th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly was held in Addis Ababa on February 18, 2022.

The Summit was to examine the level of preparations for elections in Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Liberia.

According to the communique, the President of the ECOWAS Commission, Omar Touray, sought support for the elections.

“The Authority commends the Government of Nigeria for the efforts deployed so far aimed at securing a secure environment for the peaceful conduct of the general election.

“The Heads of State and Government instructs the President of the Commission to provide the necessary technical assistance in support of the general election through the deployment of short and long term observation missions.”