Accra (Africa6News)- The President of Ghana who is the current Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) convene a consultative meeting with members to deliberate on measures to resolve the political crisis in Mali. At least leaders from eight countries will be attending the high-powered meeting to discuss how to resolve the ongoing crisis in Mali.

“The consultative meeting being convened by the chair of the authority of Heads of States and Government on the political situation in Mali on , September 15, 2020, at Peduase is part of the mediation efforts of ECOWAS to return Mali to constitutional rule and to prevent them from deteriorating further.”

Addressing the media, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway said President Akufo-Addo hopes to reach a consensus aimed at preventing an escalation of the tensions in Mali.