Guinea must hold elections in 6 months – ECOWAS

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The Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) rose from their Extraordinary Session on Guinea with demands for presidential and legislative elections in six months.

The meeting in Accra, Ghana, on Thursday, 16 September, 2021 concluded that the Republic of Guinea remains suspended from the fold of governing boards of the regional bloc until constitutional order is restored, while all members of the military inspired National Committee for Reconciliation and Development (CNRD) and their families are under travel bans and their financial assets frozen.

No member of the CNRD is also allowed to contest in the presidential election.

Below is the full communique issued at the end of the meeting.



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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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