October 5, 2020

The Speaker of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, Rt. Honorable Sidie Mohammed Tunis accompanied by a high-power parliamentary delegation had arrived in Conakry in the Republic of Guinea on Sunday, October 4, 2020.

The delegation will grace the opening of the First Ordinary Session of its National Assembly today Monday, October 5, 2020.

The entourage was welcomed by the President of the National Assembly of Guinea, Rt. Honorable Amadou Damaro Camara and other members of government.

According to Article 68 of the Guinea Constitution, the Ordinary Session is set for April 5 and October 5 every year as the dates on which the National Assembly shall meet for a period not exceeding ninety days.

Speaker Tunis is expected to address the opening ceremony and hold talks with a number of stakeholders during the week-long visit to Guinea.

Guinea is expected to hold its presidential elections next year, and on his arrival the speaker told journalists he is confidence Guinea will remain peaceful and reiterated ECOWAS’s support for Guinea’s development and prosperity.

“Guinea is an integral member of ECOWAS and we are going to do all in our powers to ensure that it remains a peaceful and prosperous nation”, he added.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/Ghanamps.com