- The leader of the Economic Community of West African States and Nigerian President Paula Tinubu expressed the position of the military leaders on the coup in Niger
- Tinubu stated that the last remaining option for ECOWAS regarding Niger’s coup is “military intervention” as all other diplomatic options have been exhausted.
- This comes a few hours after the President expressed his deep concern about the military coup in Gabon
State headquarters, Abuja – President Bola Ahmed Tinubu assured on Thursday, August 31, to those involved in the political crisis in the Republic of Niger that the military option would be the last for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
According to Tinubu, this will be implemented after all diplomatic options have been exhausted. Everyday confidence mentioned.
President Tinubu indicated, during his meeting with the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs headed by Sultan of Sokoto Muhammad Saad Abu Bakr III at the State Palace, that the alternative to kinetic intervention in the Republic of Niger had not been abandoned. Leadership mentioned.
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According to a statement from his special adviser on media and publicity, Aguri Ngilali, President Tinubu insisted that any forcible removal of a democratic government remains “totally unacceptable”.
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“I must thank you for your many visits to the Republic of Niger, Your Eminence, but you still have to come back. My fear in Gabon confirmed that imitators would start doing the same until it was stopped. We are neighbors of the Republic of Niger, and what unites Nigerians with their great people cannot be broken .
“No one is interested in war. We have seen the devastation in Ukraine and Sudan. But if we don’t pick up the big stick, we will all suffer the consequences together.”
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while, legit.ng It has been reported that President Bola Tinubu revealed that he was pressured to publicize the use of force against the military junta in the Republic of Niger.
The President stressed his commitment to a peaceful solution in resolving the issue in his capacity as Chairman of the Assembly of Heads of State of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
Tinubu meets with 5 rulers regarding the Niger coup
President Bola Tinubu reportedly met with five governors whose states share borders with the Republic of Niger at the Presidential Villa on Sunday, August 6.
This came in a tweet by the Special Adviser to President Olusegun Dada on social media, adding that the meeting came within the framework of President Tinubu’s moves to enhance consultations on the situation in the Republic of Niger.