Info filtering in from the Republic of Niger signifies some disagreeable developments across the nation’s highest political management.
It ought to be fairly clear to all gamers within the Republic of Niger that the management of the ECOWAS Area and all lovers of democracy around the globe won’t tolerate any state of affairs that incapacitates the democratically-elected authorities of the nation.
The ECOWAS management won’t settle for any motion that impedes the sleek functioning of authentic authority in Niger or any a part of West Africa.
I want to say that we’re carefully monitoring the state of affairs and developments in Niger and we’ll do every thing inside our powers to make sure democracy is firmly planted, nurtured, properly rooted and thrives in our area.
I’m in shut session with different leaders in our area, and we will defend our hard-earned democracy according to the universally acceptable precept of constitutionalism.
Because the Chairperson of ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Authorities, I state with out equivocation that Nigeria stands firmly with the elected authorities in Niger and equally conveys absolutely the resolve of leaders in our sub-region that we will not waver or flinch on our stand to defend and protect constitutional order.
Bola Ahmed Tinubu
President, Federal Republic of Nigeria and Chairman, ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Authorities
July 26, 2023