Security Alert — Togo Presidential elections on Saturday, February 22, 2020

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Lome, Togo – February 18, 2020


Location: Land borders with Togo

Event: Presidential elections will take place in Togo on Saturday, February 22, 2020.  Togo’s land borders with neighboring countries — Benin, Ghana, and Burkina Faso — will be closed for 24 hours on election day.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid overland travel to or from Togo on Saturday, February 22.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations.



U.S. Embassy Lomé, Togo

(+228) 2261 5470

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Togo Country Information

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