Thursday, January 22, 2015

ECCAS to Join Fight Against Boko Haram

The Secretary General of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), Ambassador Ahmad ALLAM-MI held discussions on Wednesday 21 January 2015 with the President of the Republic His Excellency Paul BIYA.
The audience that started at mid-day lasted nearly one hour. Speaking to the press shortly afterwards, Ahmad ALLAM-MI indicated that the aim of his visit was to inform the Head of State of the intention of President Idriss DEBY ITNO, current President of ECCAS, of the total mobilisation of the sub-region to defend the territorial integrity of one its members, Cameroon, which is under vicious attacks from the terrorist movement Boko Haram.
The Chadian born diplomat said that he expected ECCAS member countries to mutualise their forces so as to contain, control and eradicate the advances of Boko Haram. He said it was also necessary to take steps to see that all the measures foreseen by countries of the Lake Chad Basin are implemented so as to wipe out the terrorist organisation.

Source: Presidency of the Republic of Cameroon

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