President John Dramani Mahama will be holding discussions with Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja, today, Thursday, 8th May 2014.
The discussions will focus on the security situation in Nigeria, in view of the deadly and destructive activities of the Boko Haram terrorist group.
The Abuja meeting will be taking place at a time the Nigerian government is exploring all avenues to rescue over 200 schoolgirls who have been abducted by the Boko Haram group.
Also ongoing in Abuja, Nigeria is the 2014 World Economic Forum for Africa.
President Mahama, who is the Chair of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, has, since 23 April, written on behalf of colleague heads of state of West Africa to the Nigerian President, expressing concern, solidarity and support of ECOWAS member-states to the Government and people of Nigeria as Africa’s most populous nation addresses its pressing security challenges.
Find attached President Mahama’s statement addressing the concerns of Ghanaians over the security situation in Nigeria.
Source: Office of the President