Information spread like wild fire that the heads of state of ECOWAS
member states were going to deliberate on the issue of two term limit
for the Presidency in West AfricaHence when the heads of state started their Summit in Ghana the
absence of the Gambian head of state sent signals that The Gambia
government would not support the move.
Apparently, both Gambia and Togo opposed the two term limit. Nigeria
the most populous state has established a term limit. This policy is
the most effective method of putting an end to a monarchy like
There is definite indication that what ever a leader cannot achieve in
ten years cannot be achieved in 20 years. Hence the best way of
exploiting the talents in a country is to ensure that one person does
not lead for a lifetime.