ECOWAS Permanent Representative Committee (PRC) recommends good governance as a solution to security challenges in the region
Lagos, June 10, 2022 – ECOWAS has organized the fourth (4th) retreat of the ECOWAS Permanent Representative Committee (PRC) under the theme “Peace and Security Challenges in a Changing Region”. The one-week event, which was held in Lagos, Nigeria from the 6th – 11th June 2022, was attended by Representatives of the ECOWAS Commission as well as the ECOWAS Permanent Representative Committee (PRC).
In his opening remarks, the President of ECOWAS Commission, H.E Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, who was represented by the Director of External Relations, Mr. Kouassi Jerome Boa, welcomed all to the 4th Retreat of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) held in Lagos, a city of significant importance to ECOWAS being the location where the Treaty that established ECOWAS was signed on the 28th May 1975. He also expressed his appreciation to H.E Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Executive Governor of Lagos State for graciously agreeing to host this meeting and the Chair of PRC from the Republic of Ghana, H.E Rashid Bawa, for his sterling leadership for the past two years.