UN Special - Envoy Mohammed Ibn Chambas Pays Courtesy Call on President Sirleaf.

Saturday, 26th November 2016
Special Envoy Chamber and President Sirleaf.
Special Envoy Chamber and President Sirleaf.
Photo Credit: EXECUTIVE MANSION
Julijuah, Bomi County: President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been officially invited to attend the signing ceremony of the Electoral Code of Conduct between political parties in Ghana and the National Peace Council scheduled to take place on December 1, 2016 ahead of the Ghanaians elections.
 
According to an Executive Mansion release, the request was made when Dr. Mohammed Ibn Chambas, Special Envoy of the Secretary General of the UN for West Africa met with President Sirleaf to brief her on the electoral processes taking place in The Gambia and Ghana.
 
Responding, President Sirleaf thanked Dr. Chambas and said she looks forward to peaceful elections in both countries. He then presented President Sirleaf the invitation to witness and participate in the signing ceremony on the Electoral Code of Conduct for a free, fair and peaceful elections slated for December 7, 2016.
 
President Sirleaf however expressed optimism for peaceful elections as Ghana has been doing for decades as well as set example for the rest of the continent. President Sirleaf said she was confident in Ghana’s tradition to uphold peaceful elections. Special Envoy Chambas also exchanged notes on the electoral process in The Gambia from the UN and ECOWAS’s perspectives.
 
President Sirleaf and Dr. Chambas also discussed the general security situation in the region, including the peace process in Mali, threats of terrorism and the close partnership between the UN and ECOWAS.