Guinea Junta releases 80 prisoners out of 711 target to popular
Guinea junta led by strongest man Lt. Col. Mamady Doumbouya are lacing their boots to set free 711 prisoners put in custody by ousted President Alpha Conde as it popular backing amid cheers.
80 prisoners have been released as of Wednesday, keeping the process in motion amidst jubilation and cheers of citizens of Guinea who expressed joy that “it’s a day they have been waiting for since incarceration by Prof. Alpha Conde.
Lt. Col. Mamady Doumbouya led military overthrow of the Government of Guinea on Sunday leaving President Alpha Conde in detention citing worsening living conditions of Guinea people.
Lt. Col. Doumbouya after military junta said the coup was necessary because Prof. Alpha Conde and his presidential staffers were enjoying the largesse at the expense of the taxpayers who wallow in object poverty.
He accused Prof.Alpha Conde of economic mismanagement and human rights abuse.
Meanwhile, ECOWAS Heads have expressed commitment to restore civilian rule in Guinea at a emergency meeting held Wednesday 8 September 2021.
Chairman of ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government President Akufo-Addo says the military junta in Guinea is unfortunate and regrettable.
African Editors sources have confirmed ECOWAS Leaders at a meeting held on Wednesday chaired by President Akufo-Addo resolved to sanction Guinea whilst directing the coup makers to immediately return the Francophone West African State to a constitutional rule.
A communique is expected to be issued based on ECOWAS Heads meeting led by President Akufo-Addo today to outline far-reaching plans to restore constitutional order in Guinea solely to ensure that aftermath of the military takeover does not development into unmanageable proportions.
But, International Relations Expert at Legon Center for International Affairs and Diplomacy, LECIAD Dr. Ken Ahorsu says radical approach by the regional block ECOWAS will worsen matters in Guinea.
He wants ECOWAS Heads to adopt diplomatic approach and engage officials of Guinea to restore civilian rule.
Source: africaneditors.com /African Editors
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