“The ambition to build a prosperous and peaceful community space is irreversible”. The Speaker of Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Sidie Mohamed Tunis, remains firmly committed to the values that underpin the very existence of ECOWAS: free movement of people and goods, Strengthening democracy, peace and prosperity.
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the parliamentary seminar held from March 23 to 25, 2021 in Freetown, Speaker Tunis, commended the progress made in community integration, called for ” regional integration to be brought to the people “. The development remains “a necessary condition for the harmonious development of the region”. That is why he insists that special attention be paid to one of the symbols of the implementation of these values in the region, namely the community levy.
The levy is “the very expression of the solidarity and accountability of our respective governments in the integration process and in the realization of the regional program”.