After weeks of rumours, this Saturday was to be the big day… and then no. Tidjane Thiam announced the evening before “with the plus deep regret and the greatest disappointment” that he postponed the date of the “reunion”.
According to the press release from the spokesperson for the Franco-Ivorian banker, this follows the fact that the authorities have banned gatherings around the place of “reunion” and “residence” of Tidjane Thiam. “‘The peace and security of all are nos priorities”, continues the text.
Ivory Coast: the Thiams, in the name of Houphouët
Tidjane Thiam was to return to Yamoussoukro, in the city shaped by his great-uncle, Félix Houphouët-Boigny, where he spent a large part of his stay of “a few days”. Augustin, his brother, is today the governor and has been the head of the canton Akoue.