United States Mission to the United Nations
Office of Press and Public Diplomacy
For Immediate Release
August 6, 2022
Readout of Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Meeting with Northern Regional Minister Shani Alhassan Saibu
The below is attributable to U.S. Mission to the United Nations Acting Spokesperson Melissa Quartell:
Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Representative to the United Nations, met with Northern Regional Minister Shani Alhassan Saibu today during her visit to Tamale and Sagnerigu in the Northern Region of Ghana.
Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield and Minister Saibu discussed Ghanaian-led solutions to effectively address regional security vulnerabilities and chieftaincy disputes. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield recommitted the United States, including through USAID, to partnering with Ghana to empower citizens to advocate for the security of their communities and foster development in the Northern Region.