Success Masra ultimately did not extend his stay in Cameroon. According to our sources, the Chadian opponent left the country where he had taken refuge after fleeing N’Djamena the day after the deadly demonstrations of October 20. The president of the Transformers then took shelter in another pays African, from where he prepared the continuation of his program of opposition to Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno.
Chad: Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno and Success Masra, duel above a powder keg
His diplomatic strategy should take him to Washington on November 18. Contacted by Young AfricaSuccess Masra claims that he asked to be received by the State Department, where he applied for Antony Blink and its number two in charge of Africa, Molly Phee. The Chadian also requested an audience with the vice-president, Kamala Harris. He has also planned to meet US parliamentarians during a visit to Congress. He therefore requested the senator Bob Menendez, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee. The opponent has planned to discuss with his interlocutors the transition in Chad which, according to him, should have ended on October 19.
On October 20, American diplomacy reiterated its opposition to Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno remaining in power and its “concern” in view of the government’s “contempt for the clear directive of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union and the public commitments of the Transitional Military Council that its leaders would not be candidates in the next elections”.