Liberian President, Sirleaf Johnson Meets Buhari over Nigeria’s non-compliance with ECOWAS Court Rulings

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja met with the Liberian President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, behind closed doors.

 

The Elite Times reliably gathered that the visiting Liberian president would brief President Buhari on sub-regional security challenges ahead of the 3rd Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa slated for Dec. 5 and Dec. 6.

 

Also, this news medium reliably gathered that the Liberian leader is expected to discuss with Buhari, on why the Nigerian government has refused to obey ECOWAS court rulings ordering the Department of State Services (DSS) to release former National Security Adviser, NSA, Sambo Dasuki and the leader of Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOD), Nnamadi kanu who have been held in prison custody for 14 months for treason and felony.

 

Meanwhile, President Buhari is expected to leave Abuja later today for the forum in Dakar, Senegal.

 

Sirleaf, who is the current Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), is expected to brief President Buhari on efforts made to curb terrorism in the sub-region.

 

The two leaders may also discuss other issues bordering on sub-regional integration and bilateral trade.

 

The Liberian President, who arrived Abuja on Sunday on a two-day official visit to Nigeria, visited the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja on the same day

 

The ECOWAS chairperson also held closed door meetings with the President of the commission, Mr Marcel de Souza, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, and senior officials of the commission.

 

 

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