Abuja - The Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Authority of Heads of State and Government, John Draman Mahama, has condemned disruption of the weekly Council of Ministers meeting at the presidential palace earlier this week.
The disruption on Wednesday was a result of an intervention by some elements of the Presidential Security Regiment (RSP).
According to a statement obtained by this publication from the regional body’s headquarters in Abuja, the Chairman expressed shock at this disruptive act and reiterated the Authority’s demand for an inclusive civilian-led transitional government to establish the required conditions for the restoration of constitutional order and conduct of Presidential and Parliamentary elections on 11 October this year.
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He called on the military to commit itself to the preservation of the unity and democratic stability of Burkina Faso and the success of the transitional process, and adhere strictly to their role of defending and protecting the country.
Mahama, who is President of Ghana added that the regional body was watching the developments in the country closely and will leave no stone unturned in its efforts to support the democratic gains that have been made so far and maintain stability in Burkina Faso.
- CAJ News