To promote political stability, peace, security and progress of the African continent, the Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security, African Union Commission, Amb. Bankole Adeoye, has met with leaders and representatives from some countries within the AU, as well as other International organisations.
Speaking on the visits on his Twitter handle, Amb. Adeoye, who was recently appointed, said the visits were also part of effort to familiarise himself with his job
He states that he had met with the Coordinator, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Regional Programme for Africa, Jide Okeke, and had discussed issues around peace, security and development on the continent, as well as areas of strategic partnership between the AU and UNDP.
Highlighting other visits to his office, the Commissioner said: “ I received Amb. Baye Moctar Diop of Senegal, with whom I discussed possible collaboration, as a member of the PRC Sub-Committee on Human Rights, Democracy and Governance, towards entrenching democracy and good governance on our continent.
“ Amb. Guma Amer of Libya, also visited me, through whom I commended the Libyan stakeholders for the significant progress made so far, towards sustainable peace and political advancement in the country.
“ Pleased to receive Ms Ciru Mwaura from the Africa Union Reforms Unit, with whom I discussed the ongoing implementation of the new Africa Union Commission’s Political Affairs, Peace and Security structure.
” Elated to have received earlier today, Amb. Hadiza Mustapha, Peace, Security and Governance Advisor to Chairperson Africa Union Commission, Moussa Faki. We had fruitful exchanges on recent developments in Africa and more.
“ I was pleased to receive Amb. Rebecca Amuge Otengo of Uganda, with whom I discussed issues bordering on children affected by armed conflict and the need to further popularize the Safe Schools Declaration. “
Security Watch Africa reports that the Commissioner is billed to receive more of such visits in the interest of the continent.