From Ghana Business News
Ghana, Burkina Faso and Togo have instituted a platform to forge a common front to pursue aggressive political, economic and social development of member states.
At the close of a three-day tripartite meeting held in Dapaong in Northern Togo, the group issued a communiqué to spell out their intentions in the fight against trans-border crimes and other related issues.
The communiqué which was jointly by the Upper East Regional Minister, Alhaji Limuna Mohammed-Muniru, the High Commissioner of Koulpélgo in the Central-East Region of Burkina Faso, Monsieur Pangnon A. Tierou, Monsieur Laurent Lamine Traore, Governor of Central South Region of Burkina Faso, and El-Hadj Mossyamba Ali Seydou, the Prefect (Municipal Chief Executive) of Tône in Togo.
The group stressed among other things the need for security forces within to undertake exchange visits to familiarize themselves with security operations of member states, facilitate the free and quick movement of people, vehicles and goods, and to ensure that cattle herdsmen and traders carried along with them all the appropriate documents.
The tripartite group recommended that greenery space be created to allow grazing by animals from member countries to be known as tripartite integration space as well as the need to encourage group members to intensify border patrols to fight border crimes.
They suggested the creation and organization of trans-border consultations among those involved in the transportation of animals, farmers, cattle breeders, cattle traders, land owners and territorial communities in order to preserve spaces earmarked for the purpose.
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