Thursday, 24 September 2015

Nigeria and Ecowas intervene to help restore Burkina Faso to Civilian rule.

Burkina Faso back to civilian rule with help of Nigeria and Ecowas.
Democratic rule has been restored in Burkina Faso after the coup leaders backed down and relinquished power. This comes 24 hours after ECOWAS leaders led by President Buhari met in Abuja and decided to intervene in the crisis rocking the country.

General Gilbert Diendere, who last week staged the coup in Burkina Faso, formally handed over power to the interim Civilian president, Michel Kafando. The handing over ceremony was witnessed by Vice President Osinbajo and some other ECOWAS leaders
Michel Kafando of Burkina Faso.


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