Blocked since his departure from power and his arrest in 2011, remained inaccessible even when he returned to Côte d’Ivoire in June 2021, the Ivorian bank account of former President Laurent Gbagbo has been unblocked. The fulfillment of a promise made by Alassane Ouattara on August 6, during the traditional speech to the nation, delivered on the eve of the national holiday.
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According nos information, the payment of the arrears of the life annuity due to the former presidents, which could represent approximately 3 million euros, is in the process of being settled. “The Head of State has indeed given instructions, the process has begun”, specifies a source to the presidency.