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West African Intelligence Agencies meet in Benin Republic

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The heads of the intelligence agencies of Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso and Benin are holding their 16th summit in Quantum under an agreement reached by their leaders since their Accra summit in Ghana in 2017. to work side by side with the exchange of information to eliminate acts of terrorism from their territories altogether.

The host nation of Benin has not backed down from terrorist attacks, as on Monday earlier this week, five soldiers were killed in an ambush by jihadists.

A source told reporters that the two countries were planning to hold a joint exercise soon. Mali, which faces sanctions from Ecowas, has boycotted the summit