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Gabon: Atiku speaks on failed navy coup-Gabon: Atiku speaks on failed navy coup

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering, PDP, has condemned the coup try by troopers in Gabon on Monday.

DAILY POST earlier reported {that a} group of troopers tried to take energy. They made a radio enchantment for a preferred rebellion towards ailing President Ali Bongo, who’s overseas recovering from stroke.

Troopers within the West African nation stated they launched the coup to revive democracy.

President Bongo, who took over energy in 2009, reportedly suffered a stroke in October and was receiving remedy in Morocco.

Reacting to the failed coup, Atiku stated navy rule has no place in Nigeria.

The previous Vice President additional known as on African Union to oppose forceful alteration of presidency.

Atiku on his Twitter web page wrote: “The tried coup in Gabon stands condemned. Army rule is an aberration and has no place in Africa.

“The African Union, in line with its rules, should stand firm on its zero tolerance for forceful alteration of government on the continent.”

In the meantime, Gabon Presidency giving replace on the state of affairs in a press release made out there by WestAfrican.co, stated Safety forces stormed the radio station within the capital Libreville to take it again, killing two insurgent troops, arresting their chief and releasing journalists who had been compelled to assist rebels make their enchantment.

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