Adeoye Welcomes Morocco’s Leading Role in Supporting AU Commission on Political Affairs, Peace, and Security Reform
Bankole Adeoye, African Union (AU) Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace, and Security, praised Morocco on Tuesday in Rabat for its significant role in supporting the Commission’s reform measures.
Following his meeting with Nasser Bourita, Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation, and Moroccans Abroad, the African official emphasized the importance of Morocco’s major role in achieving effective and efficient governance for greater stability and security on the continent during a press conference.
He also mentioned that the Commission has been working on the implementation of its new organizational structure for the past six months, with Morocco’s active participation following its readmission to the African Union.
In order to obtain solely African solutions, the Commission has created a strategic vision based on suitable structures, he noted.
Referring to the recent elections in Morocco, Adeoye underscored the Kingdom’s assistance for other African countries by sharing its experience and skills, in order to increase African players’ ability in this field and the consolidation of democracy on the continent.
The African Union Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security also emphasized the need of long-term peace and stability in Africa, urging tight cooperation among African countries to avert conflicts and address new threats such as terrorism and extremism.