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Akufo-Addo leaves For Burkina Faso Over Terrorist Attacks

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President Akufo-Addo left Accra this morning for Burkina Faso.

He is there in his capacity as Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of States and Government of ECOWAS to hold discussions with President Kabore on the terrorist threat confronting that country and the Region.

The trip comes on the heels of the killing of 160 people in a village raid in Burkina Faso by unknown militants.

The situation in West Africa, currently, is extremely volatile, as persistent attacks continue to undermine the peace and security across the Region.

The President is expected to reiterate the commitment of ECOWAS towards assisting Burkina Faso and countries in West Africa in fighting the scourge of terrorism.

He is expected back home in Ghana later today.

Under the tenure of office of President Akufo-Addo, the Ghana Armed Forces continues to undertake security operations along the northern, northwestern and northeastern borders.

It’s purpose is to maintain a resolute, robust front that will deter any potential aggressors from having any thoughts of destabilizing Ghana through acts of terrorism.

On 31st March 2021 the President presented the armed forces with 40 Armoured Personnel Carriers to help with its logistical needs.

This is in addition to the presentation he made on 5th December 2019 of 33 Armoured Personnel Carriers, 41 assorted Toyota vehicles, amongst others.

 

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Under the tenure of office of President Akufo-Addo, the Ghana Armed Forces continue to undertake security operations along the northern, northwestern and northeastern borders. The purpose is to maintain a resolute, robust front that will deter any potential aggressors from having any thoughts of destabilising Ghana through acts of terrorism.

Akufo-Addo in March presented 40 Armoured Personnel Carriers to the Armed Forces to help with its logistical needs. This is in addition to the presentation he made on 5 December 2019 of 33 Armoured Personnel Carriers, 41 assorted Toyota vehicles, amongst others.

 

 

Source: MyGhanaMedia.com

 

 

 


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