- Nana Addo has charged African leaders to unite against terrorism
- The president has ended his day's visit to the Federal Republic of Nigeria
President of the republic, Nana Addo, is calling on African leaders to unite against the threat of terrorism.
Speaking during a one-day visit to Nigeria, the president argued that aside the progress made by various African economies in the fight against terrorism, there is the need for some form of unification.
Nana Addo, in presenting the keynote address at the graduation ceremony of Course 25 participants of Nigeria’s National Defense College, in Abuja, Nigeria made the case for a complete African Union especially as countries such as Chad, Cameroon, Niger and Benin who joined Nigeria in the fight against Boko Haram.
Also, leaders of Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Chad and Burkina Faso, known as the G5 du Sahel, recently launched a multinational force to fight armed groups in the Sahel region.
Calls for the unification of Africa continues to hit a snag as various political leaders make the case of their respective countries not having viable and stable economies that could trigger a single African currency and subsequently leader.
The last time an African leader officially called for the unification of Africa was in the AU conference last held in Accra, Ghana were the then president, John Kufuor, impressed on African leaders to ensure that a unification is made possible.
Do you have any story to share with YEN? Get featured! We are available on Facebook and email via email@example.com