The Presidency of the Annual Meeting of Senior officials of the Interregional Centre for the Implementation of Strategies for Regional Safety and Security in the Gulf of Guinea has been transferred from ECCAS to ECOWAS.

ECCAS Secretary General, Ambassador Ahmad Allam-Mi handed over the baton of command to the Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security of ECOWAS, General Francis Awagbe Behanzin.

The handling over marked the end of the second ordinary annual meeting of senior officials of the Interregional Coordination Centre (ICC), held in Yaoundé.

The Representative of the Minister of External Relations said the meeting is an opportunity to demonstrate to the rest of the world that Africans are capable of securing their maritime area and harnessing the economic potentials of their exclusive economic zones (EEZs)

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