President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday (15 February) left Ghana to attend the 7th Session of the Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State of G5 Sahel, a statement from the Office of the President announced.
Akufo-Addo is attending the summit in his capacity as chairperson of ECOWAS.
The summit, which is being held in N’Djamena, capital of Chad, will deliberate on the progress being made against the ongoing Islamist insurgency in the region.
President Akufo-Addo was accompanied by Minister-designate for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Minister-designate for National Security, Albert Kan Dapaah, and officials from the Presidency and the Foreign Ministry.
The President will return to Ghana later on Monday, the statement added.