Position Statement on Political Situation in West Africa
West African Civil Society Forum (WACSOF)
13 August 2012
The ensemble of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in West Africa under the auspices of the West African Civil Society Forum (WACSOF) issued a “Declaration on the Political Situation in West Africa.” The document speaks about the recent instability in Mali and encouraged the creation of a unity government, praises the smooth presidential succession in Ghana following the death of President Mills and also discusses the current political situations in Nigeria and Guinea Bissau. WACSOF also provides recommendations to ECOWAS, the UN, the international community, and heads of state on how to address the situations.