The Authority of The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, has suspended Guinea from all ECOWAS governing bodies with immediate
The Body is immediately dispatching a high-level ECOWAS mission to Guinea to assess
and review the situation in light of developments in the
West African country.
This is contained in the
FINAL COMMUNIQUE ISSUED at end of
the EXTRAORDINARY SESSION
OF THE ECOWAS AUTHORITY OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT
Videoconference, meeting, held on Wednesday, September 8,2021
The Authority called on the African Union and the United Nations to endorse
The Authority demanded an immediate return to constitutional order in Guinea and asked
the Defence and Security Forces of the country to maintain a constitutional posture.
On the situation in Mali, The Authority affirmed ECOWAS’ commitment to supporting Mali for a successful transition and called on multilateral and bilateral partners
to continue to support the transition process, particularly in the preparations for
In this regard, the Authority congratulated the Mediator, former Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan, and
urged him to continue his efforts for a successful transition in Mali.
The Heads of State and Government expressed their deep gratitude to the Ghanaian president
and chairman of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government,. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for his leadership of