May 29, 2024

Leader of the Liberian delegation to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, Senator Edwin Melvin Snowe Jr. has announced that in this 6th Parliament, should Liberia get the opportunity of hosting the Parliament, it would be outside the capital Monrovia.

His statement follows a deliberate policy by the Community Parliament to bring its activities closer to the Community citizens.

Already, the parliament has successfully held its delocalized meeting and Extra Ordinary Session in Effutu (Winneba) Constituency as well as recent Extraordinary in (Kano State) Northwest of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

“Now I am advocating that a meeting be held in Liberia; you can be rest assured that, that meeting would be outside the capital. I have been very impressed with what I have seen in Kano and what I saw in Winneba on two occasions; I am jealous”.

According to him, as in other countries, what Nigeria has done, showcasing their reach culture, and being very hospitable, it is worth emulating and “that can be repeated once we are given that opportunity, it would be held outside the capital, and you would see the beauty of Liberia”, he added.

As to whether Bomi is likely to host ECOWAS Parliament, he noted that Bomi has its short comings; issues of accommodation but there are other places very nice places Grand Cape Mount county next to Bomi, new hotels being opened there, there are other areas to where Senator Prince Johnson comes from where the vice president is from that has boundary with Guinea.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/