President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is expected to depart Togo for Burkina Faso today, Thursday, 4 May, as part of the first phase of his tour of countries in the ECOWAS sub-region.
Mr. Akufo-Addo’s tour began with a trip to Togo on 2 May where he sought to deepen Ghana’s bilateral relations with Togo, introduced himself as the new Ghanaian leader, and also cooperated with the Ghanaian community there.
In similar fashion, his visit to Burkina Faso is also aimed at deepening Ghana’s bilateral relations with the Francophone country and also to reiterate Ghana’s full commitment to the ECOWAS project.
Mr. Akufo-Addo will leave Burkina Faso tomorrow 5 May for Cote’ d’Ivoire where he will stay until 7 May to end the first phase of his ECOWAS tour in the month of May.
The second phase will see him visit Nigeria, Senegal, Guinea, Benin, Cape Verde, and, finally, to Liberia and Sierra Leone.