According to an Executive Mansion release, the request was made when Dr. Mohammed Ibm Chambers met with President Sirleaf to brief her on the electoral processes taking place in The Gambia and in Ghana.
Responding, President Sirleaf thanked Dr. Chambers and said she looks forward to peaceful elections in both countries. He then presented President Sirleaf for the invitation to witness and participate in the signing ceremony on the Electoral Code of Conduct for a free, fair and peaceful election slated for December 7, 2016.
President Sirleaf however expressed optimism for peaceful elections as Ghana has been doing for decades as well as set example for the rest of the continent. She said she was confident in Ghana’s tradition to uphold peaceful election. Special Envoy Chambers also exchanged notes on the electoral process in The Gambia from the UN and ECOWAS’s perspectives
President Sirleaf and Dr. Chambers also discussed the general security situation in the region, including the peace process in Mali, terrorist threats and the close partnership between the UN and ECOWAS.