President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will leave Abuja later today for Accra, Ghana, where he is expected to participate in the Summit of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government scheduled to open in the West African country on Thursday.
According to a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr, Reuben Abati on Wednesday, Jonathan and other Heads of State and Government attending the two-day summit are expected to consider and adopt the 2014 Interim Report of the President of the ECOWAS Commission, Mr. Kadre Desire Ouedraogo.
The statement reads in part: “They will also deliberate on the report of the 72nd Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Council of Ministers as well as the report of the 32nd Session of the regional body’s Mediation and Security Council”.
According to the presidential spokesman, President Jonathan will be accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Aminu Wali, the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Olusegun Aganga.
The president is due in Nigeria at the conclusion of the summit on Friday, Abati said.