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Presidential Election: ECOWAS observers arrive Abidjan   

Election Observers from the Economic Community of West African States ECOWAS have arrived Abidjan ahead of the October 31, 2020 Presidential Election.  

A statement by the Commission in Abuja indicates that Ten long-term observers have already been deployed for two weeks and have been consulting with political stakeholders for the past ten days, While eighty short-term Observers will be deployed.   

It states that the ECOWAS Election Observation Mission is headed by a former Prime Minister of the Republic of Senegal Cheikh Hadjibou Soumaré.

The statement stressed that the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government is determined to accompany the Government and people of Côte d’Ivoire through the Presidential Elections in line with the ECOWAS Supplementary Protocol on Democracy and Good Governance of 2001.

Hamza Alkali 

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