Niger: ECOWAS leaders prime combat option as Nitiwul rallies military heads
Ghana’s Defence Minister, Dominic Ntiwul has rallied military heads in the West African sub-region to ready their forces to invade Niger t...
Ghana’s Defence Minister, Dominic Ntiwul has rallied military heads in the West African sub-region to.
ready their forces to invade Niger to restore democratic rule.
Warning that the days when coups enjoyed popular support in the sub-region are over,.
he said he expects a two day meeting of ECOWAS Defence Chiefs in Accra to.
put their “rich experiences together to be able to activate the ECOWAS standby force” to.
enable them “respond adequately and swiftly” to the task of returning deposed president Mohamed Bazoum.
and his government to power.
That responsibility, according to Nitiwul, has been placed on the soldiers by their.
heads of state, which requires them to remain true to their sworn oaths to defend.
their people even at the peril of their lives.
“You did it in Liberia.
You did it in Sierra Leone.
You did it in the Gambia.
You did it in the Guinea-Bissau.
Of course, to some extent, the world did it in Cote D’Ivoire.
And I believe that after Niger, the world will see that West Africa is back.
to normal, and our people will be able to enjoy the life that they deserve,”.
he said while addressing the meeting.