The leader of Niger Republic military junta, General Abdourahmane Tchiani has agreed to dialogue with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). However, the leader of Niger Republic military junta, General Abdourahmane Tchiani has revealed on Monday broadcast that the Niger Republic ousted President Mohamed Bazoum could be prosecuted for high treason.
This was made known by Colonel Amadou Abdramane, a spokesperson for the junta, on state TV. According to Reuters, Colonel Amadou Abdramane noted that the junta had assembled the necessary elements to prosecute the ousted president for high treason and undermining the internal and external security of Niger Republic.
According to Sahara Reporters, the leader of Niger Republic military junta, General Abdourahmane Tchiani has agreed to dialogue with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). This comes after his meeting with a delegation of Islamic scholars led by the national leader of Jama’atu Izalatil, that is Sheikh Abdullahi Bala to the Niger Republic last week
The Prime Minister of Niger Republic, Ali Mahamane Lamine Zeine, disclosed that General Abdourahmane Tchiani has expressed readiness to dialogue with the regional bloc.
According to his words; ‘”We have agreed and the leader of our country has given the green light for dialogue. They will now go back and inform the Nigerian President what they have heard from us. We hope in the coming days, the ECOWAS will come here to meet us to discuss how the sanctions imposed against us will be lifted,” he said.
The Voice of Nigeria (VON) earlier reported that some Islamic scholars from Nigeria met with the coup leaders in Niger Republic over the weekend. Their meeting came after the coup leaders rebuffed threats by the regional bloc to forcefully restore the country’s ousted leader, Mohamed Bazoum if he was not reinstated by the junta within a week.
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