CHADIAN AUTHORITIES ANNOUNCE FRIDAY FOR BURIAL OF PRESIDENT IDRIS DEBY, CLOSE LAND AND AIR BORDERS.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on April 21, 2021
The Military Council in Chad has announced the closure of land and air borders in the Country following the death of President Idris Deby.
A transitional Military Council led by the son of the late President was established in Chad.
In a statement, the Council said land and air borders are closed until further notice .
General Azim Bernando Agouna, the Chad Army spokesperson announced this following the death of President Idris Deby who was shot dead at the war front against rebels.
The rebels are believed to be from a group known by its French acronym FASCT, the Front for Change and Concord in Chad.
Meanwhile, opposition political Parties in Chad have been speaking on the need for national dialogue, after the Military Council Chad announced the death of the President Idris Derby Saleh Kebjabo of the UNDR Party had boycotted the polls because of violence by security forces in the run-up, while transformers of Chad Party’s success Masra, another opposition leader who was prevented from standing in the polls after he was declared too young.
The duo noted that in order to address all the problems that have plagued the Country, there was need for national dialogue and Civilian rule in the Country.