A special meeting of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) was held in Ghana last Sunday to deliberate on the political situation in Mali.

This was the subject of a parley at State House, Abuja, between the
Head of the ECOWAS Mediation Team, former Nigerian President,
Goodluck Jonathan, and President Muhammadu Buhari.

According to a statement by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina,
President Buhari repeated his earlier avowal that whatever Nigeria
would do on the Mali situation would be done within the ambit of