President George Manneh Weah is in Accra, Ghana to participate in the extraordinary session of West African Heads of State and Government.
The extraordinary session will examine the military and political situation in Guinea and during the session slated for September 16, 2021, President Weah will join his West African counterparts to review the report of the High-Level Mission to Guinea by the chair of the ECOWAS Council of Ministers.
The West African leaders are expected to derive a communique following the deliberations.
In the absence of the President, the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Mawine G. Diggs will act as chair of the cabinet in consultation with the Vice President and via telephone with the President.
President Weah is accompanied at the Extraordinary Session of West African Heads of State and Government by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah; Defense Minister Daniel Ziankahn; National Security Advisor Jefferson Karmo and Maritime Commissioner Lenn Eugene Nagbe among others.
Meanwhile, Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will be convening the Extraordinary Summit of the Authority.
The Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government held a Virtual Extraordinary Summit on September 8, 2021, on the political situation in Guinea.
After the Summit, a high-level delegation was deployed to Guinea to access the situation and report back to the Heads of State and it is this report that the Heads of State will be considering and discussing during the Extraordinary Summit.