In Chad, military leader named nation's transitional president

By James Tasamba, 17 October 2022
N’Djamena, Chad (photo credit: The African Mirror)
N’Djamena, Chad (photo credit: The African Mirror)
Chad’s military leader, Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno, was named the nation’s transition president Saturday and will govern for a non-renewable two years transition period until elections. The announcement was made at the conclusion of a National Sovereign Inclusive Dialogue which was launched Aug. 20. [...] The international community had urged Deby not to run for president in the post-transition. But the national dialogue forum gave Deby a green light to run at the end of the transition, among a raft of resolutions adopted under a revised transition charter. Deby took leadership of Chad last year following the death of his father, Idriss Deby Itno, who died on the frontline of a war against rebels after ruling for 30 years. Following his death, the army appointed a Transitional Military Council with 15 generals that was headed by Deby.
Read the full article here: Anadolu Agency


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