September 20, 2019

Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has called for support from the United Nations and other Development partners in solving problems across the region.

Speaker of the Community Parliament, Rt. Honorable Moustapha Cisse Lo made the call in the company of lawmakers from the Community Parliament in Monrovia, Liberia when he visited the diplomatic corps.

He gave a presentation on the role of ECOWAS Parliament in ensuring that there is peace and stability across the West African sub-region and added that the Community Parliament is strongly involved in all functions that concerned the wellbeing of African Countries.

Starting from supervision of various elections of the fifteen member states in the West African sub-region and also controlling the governance in the various countries.

He stated that the ECOWAS Parliament has done a lot to solve current problems faced in West Africa; “what I am asking for is that our partners support us to enable the Community Parliamentarians carry out their task successfully”.

“We have competent Parliamentarians with great qualities who are capable and ready to work with the aim of making impact across the region and also ready to defend the people of the community. The support from the International Community will help us therefore in ensuring that the various problems we face in the region are solved”, Cisse Lo said.

He further urged the international diplomatic community to bring their support to ECOWAS states, since they need the help of the international community to realize their goals in West Africa and also make the West African sub-region a land of development.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/