ECOWAS Commission charts roadmap for protection, security of citizens


By Lizzy Okoji


The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the three-day integrated in-country workshop is geared towards the implementation of ECOWAS Protection and Human Security text especially in the context of the COVID -19 pandemic.

Dr Sintiki UGBE, Director, Humanitarian and Social Affairs, ECOWAS Commission said that the advocacy is a new approach of the ECOWAS Commission to ensure a holistic approach to safeguard citizens of Member States.

UGBE who was represented by Hajiya Raheemat Momodu, Head, Human Security and Civil Society Division, ECOWAS Commission said the policies once adopted by government will create a more precise roadmap for implementation.

“This is the fifth country that ECOWAS is undertaking this advocacy and capacity building. It is a new advocacy binging together multiple stakeholders who share the mandate of creating, and strengthening protection.

“It aims at bringing as many stakeholders as possible that have shared…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria