The former president of Burkina Faso was able to return to his home on Wednesday, April 6. He has been under house arrest since the January 24 coup that ousted him.
With our correspondent in Ouagadougou, Yaya Boudani
In a press release issued this Wednesday evening, the Burkina Faso government made it clear that it was after this decision. Talks with Faso’s former president began three weeks ago “According to the former president’s relatives, if the government guarantees that it will take steps to ensure his safety, the terms of this release will be the same as before.
A relative of former President Roach Mark Christian Cabore confirms that he is in one of his residences. We are trying to find out the terms of this release announced by the government and our interlocutor clarifies that only his direct family now has access to him. ” It requires approval to receive a visitor “This source explains.” He confirmed that he was safely home “A security source says without further details.
According to our information, returning to one of the ousted president’s family residences is the result of weeks of consultation. Some intervened to persuade Faso’s former president to accept the security measures proposed by the transitional government.
Government of # Burkina Former President of Faso Roach Mark Christian Faso reports national opinion # Kabor This Wednesday, April 06, 2022 will join his home in Ouagadougou.
However, the government has assured that steps are being taken to ensure his safety. pic.twitter.com/dUWUigcwJZ
– SIG Burkina Faso (sigbf) April 6, 2022
On March 27, Alasane Bala Sakande, former president of the National Assembly and president of the People’s Movement for Progress, Was arrested After demanding release. The other day, ECOWAS summoned Burkina Faso officials to release the former president. Unconditionally and without delay A delegation from the organization was in Ouagadougou last weekend to discuss with the government the issue and the timetable for the transition.
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