ECOWAS talks tough
Nigeria still lacks effective anti-piracy laws.
ECOWAS Parliament seeks end to piracy in Gulf of Guinea
ECOWAS Parliament began a five-day meeting toward implementing the sub-region`s strategy in tackling piracy in Gulf of Guinea on Tuesday in Lagos.
The meeting with the theme: “Maritime Security and the Fight Against Piracy: the Role of ECOWAS Parliament” attracted parliamentarians from member states. The Speaker of the Parliament, Mr Moustapha Cisse`Lo, said the continued threats posed by the activities of pirates in the Gulf of Guinea required prompt action by the sub-regional group.
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