A Technical Team designated by the President of the ECOWAS Commission, led by the Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security of ECOWAS, Amb. Abdel-Fatau Musah paid a working visit to the Republic of Ghana from 15th – 16th May, 2023.

The Team paid visits to the Ministry of National Security, the Executive Secretariat of the Accra Initiative, General Headquarters of the Ghana Armed Forces and the Headquarters of the Multinational Joint Task Force in Tamale.

As part of the visit, the Technical Team paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration who was represented by her Special Advisor, Amb. Kwabena Osei-Danquah at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration on Monday, 15th May, 2023

During the meeting, the Commissioner highlighted the great leadership of H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, for championing the Accra Initiative and for his pan-Africanist decision to host the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

The Two sides discussed issues regarding the collaboration between the ECOWAS Commission and the Accra Initiative towards eradicating terrorism in the region, as well as, deliberated on ways to fund the Accra Initiative.

Amb. Abdel-Fatau Musah assured Ghana of the support of the ECOWAS Commission to the Accra Initiative and intimated that an MoU would be concluded to further strengthen relations between ECOWAS and the Accra Initiative.