ECOWAS: Projects worth over $500m will be halted should Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso withdraw - Rovingupdates
Politics

ECOWAS: Projects worth over $500m will be halted should Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso withdraw

ECOWAS: Projects worth over $500m will be halted should Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso withdraw

ECOWAS: Projects worth over $500m will be halted should Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso withdraw

The West African regional bloc, ECOWAS on Saturday said the exit of Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso would be detrimental to the region’s economy including stalling projects worth over $500 million.…Read More>>>>

“The withdrawal of the three-member states could result in the halt or the suspension of all ECOWAS projects and programmes worth more than $500 million,” a communique released at the end of the extraordinary summit revealed.

It also stated that “The authority recognises that the withdrawal will automatically affect the immigration status of the citizens, as they may be required to obtain visas to travel around the region,”

The Chairman of the Authority, Bola Tinubu, had said the issues “though daunting, present an opportunity for ECOWAS to reaffirm its commitment to the vision of our founding fathers and the principles underpinning our commitment to peace, security, and regional integration.”

ECOWAS also highlighted other implications the withdrawal could have including socio-economic, political, security and humanitarian impact.

It instead advised that dialogue and negotiations should be the most viable options for addressing the ongoing tensions.…Read More>>>>

ATTENTION: CLICK HERE TO JOIN OUR TELEGRAM NEWS CHANNEL FOR LATEST NEWS UPDATES

ATTENTION:👉 CLICK HERE TO JOIN OUR OFFICIAL WHATSAPP GROUP
FOR LATES NEWS | SPORTS NEWS | JOB VACANCY UPDATES | JOKES | GIST e.t.c

About the author

rovingupdates

The Rovingupdates is a real-time news platform focused on serving the Nigerian audience and the world at large with verified and undiluted news reports.

Leave a Comment

Discover more from Rovingupdates

Subscribe now to keep reading and get access to the full archive.

Continue reading