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14,500 Killed In Terrorist, Bandit Attacks In 4.5 Years, Says Outgoing ECOWAS Chief

July 15 2022


At least 14,500 people have been killed in bandit and terrorist attacks in West Africa in the last 4.5 years, according to the outgoing president of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, the executive body of the regional organization, as reported by This Day (Lagos).

Jean-Claude Kassi Brou of Ivory Coast is stepping down as president of the ECOWAS Commission after completing his four-year term. He is succeeded by Omar Alieu Touray of Gambia. Brou will...

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