Osinbajo off to Niger to stand for Buhari at ECOWAS assembly


Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice President has still left the place to signify President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Niger, wherever an Remarkable ECOWAS summit is keeping to evaluate the ongoing circumstance in Guinea Bissau.

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Laolu Akande in a tweet on his twitter handle (@akandeoj) declared that: VP Osinbajo to characterize President Buhari currently in Niger where by an Incredible ECOWAS summit is keeping to critique the ongoing problem in Guinea Bissau. He will depart Abuja this early morning and return afterwards today.”

The West African place has been engulfed in a political disaster a short while ago, with calls for restraint and dialogue from the worldwide group.

Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz brought on the most up-to-date escalation in an ongoing ability wrestle with the ruling PAIGC (African Bash of the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde) celebration, of which he was once a member.

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He not long ago sacked Prime Minister Aristides Gomes and named a alternative from a minority political social gathering.

But Gomes has refused to move down, escalating tensions in advance of an now delayed presidential election scheduled for November 24.

The 15-country West African regional bloc, ECOWAS, referred to as Gomes’ firing “illegal.”



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