President Goodluck Jonathan will on Tuesday leave Abuja to attend the 47th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government holding in Accra, Ghana.

According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, the President would be accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Aminu Wali; House of Representatives Majority Leader, Mrs. Mulikat Akande and some of his principal aides.


Jonathan is expected back in Abuja at the conclusion of the one-day summit.

The summit, which coincides with the 40th anniversary of ECOWAS, will receive reports on the current situation in Burkina Faso and Guinea Bissau.

Members will also deliberate on issues of democratic consolidation and regional peace and stability.