by Innocent Mvundula
Ghanaian president, Nana Akufo-Addo says al Qaeda and Boko Haram terrorists are taking advantage of poverty in north-east Nigeria to recruit new members. Akufo-addo made the comment while on a working visit to the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, commission in #Abuja on Monday.
The Ghanaian president said insurgents were also infiltrating the lake chad basin, #Mali and the greater Sahel.
Akufo-Addo has called for a strong regional approach to contain the growing threats of terrorist and extremist activities. He is calling on the regional bloc to implement the one billion dollar plan of action put in place in Abuja in December to finance activities aimed at eradicating terrorism in.