It is a race against time that has begun in Ouagadougou since a decree announced the holding of national meetings on October 14 and 15, i.e. three weeks sadness after a new coup overthrew Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba. Will two days be enough to ensure that the “living forces” agree on the content of the transition charter and choose who will be the new head of state?
In recent hours, preparations have in any case been launched in the capital burkinabe. The organizing committee, housed within the Ministry of Territorial Administration, has around thirty members, placed under the direction of Colonel-Major Célestin Simporé. It is to this officer, who came from military engineering and became Deputy Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces under the presidency of Damiba, that the putschists chose to entrust with the piloting of the seated.
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