November 28, 2018
President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, Jean Claude K. Brou has presented the Commission’s report to the Community Parliament.

Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament noted that article 32 of the Community Parliament Act provides that the President of the commission at ordinary session present a repot which had been followed and done annually.

Article 32 “At each ordinary session of Parliament, the President shall present a general report on the implementation of the community work programme, 1. Parliament shall hold an annual debate on the reports submitted to it by the president. Their opinions and recommendations shall be transmitted to the Authority for its consideration”.

Mr. Speaker noted that this has become a tradition and the President of the ECOWAS commission has never failed in observing this tradition.

An hour documentary was shown by the ECOWAS Parliament, capturing difficulties that community citizens go through crossing various borders. Speaker of the community Parliament visited Liberia, Niger Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone borders.

Presenting his report, the President of the ECOWAS commission indicated that according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), global economic performance is expected to remain steady in 2018 and 2019 just as it was in 2017.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/