Terrorism: Accra Initiative Member States To Operationalise MNJTF—-Member States of Accra Initiative have agreed to operationalise a Multinational Joint Task Force within a month to tackle the spread of terrorism and other transnational organised crimes.
In a communique issued on Tuesday at the end of their meeting in Accra, Ghana, the members agreed to be innovative and provide operational tools to tackle the security challenges.
They “expressed their deep concern for the dramatic expansion of terrorism, violent extremism, transnational organised crime and transhumance consequences in their countries.
The Accra Initiative countries are Benin Republic, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana and Togo.
They “expressed their sympathy and full support to the Member States and their populations who face violent extremism and terrorism on a daily basis.
“Took note of the commitments by partners to support the Accra Initiative in the fight against terrorism in the sub-region.
“Reaffirmed their commitment to mobilise the necessary indigenous resources to operationalise within a month, the Multinational Joint Task Force of the Accra Initiative