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Guinea-Bissau: Buhari receives ‘graphic details’ on attempted coup

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday obtained a complete briefing on the coup try and oust President Umaru Sissoco Embalo of Guinea-Bissau.

The tried coup was, nonetheless, aborted by loyalist forces.

Buhari was briefed on the sidelines of the African Union Summit of Heads of State and Authorities holding in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

An announcement by Buhari’s spokesman, Femi Adesina, mentioned the President met with Senior Minister and Minister of Overseas Affairs of Guinea-Bissau, Suzi Barbosa, “who gave graphic presentation of the try and overthrow the constitutional order in her nation.”

“They tried to kill President Embalo. They destroyed the presidential palace with bazookas, killed 11 younger individuals. It took about 5 hours to revive order. It was a nightmare ,” she mentioned.

President Buhari pledged to seek the advice of with different ECOWAS leaders on how full normalcy could possibly be restored to the embattled nation on the shortest doable time. Supply: DailyPost

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