Boko Haram summit by African leaders of ECOWAS and ECCAS

April 5, 2015 4:14 pm

African leaders from West and Central will be meeting in Malabo, the capital of Equatorial
Guinea on Wednesday April 8th, to discuss on ways to combat the terror group, in the continent.

The
summit which is being jointly organised by the Economic Community of
West
African States () and the Economic Community of Central African
States () will among other things discuss on ways to tackle the
sect activities which according to ECOWAS, if not checked, will destabilize
the region. 

“In the face
of the mounting and increasingly bloody attacks by the fundamentalists
against , Niger, Cameroon and Chad and the series consequences
for these countries, and the real risk of destabilizing western and
central Africa, the two organizations have decided to take action,”Malabo, capital of Equatorial
Guinea, is being jointly organized by the Economic Community of West
African States (ECOWAS) and the Economic Community of Central African
States (ECCAS).

“In the face
of the mounting and increasingly bloody attacks by the fundamentalists
against Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad and the series consequences
for these countries, and the real risk of destabilizing western and
central Africa, the two organizations have decided to take action,” the
ECOWAS statement said.

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