Tuesday 20 April 2021 - 12:35

President of Chad Dies

Story Code : 928292
President of Chad Dies
In a swift change of fate, after news had come in that Chad’s veteran president, Idriss Déby had won a sixth term in the latest provisional results on Monday by 79.3%, an announcement broadcast on national radio today has announced his death.

According to the army spokesperson, Général Azem Bemrandoua Agouna, the military had been pushed back by a column of insurgents who were advancing on the capital, N’Djamena.

Chad's President Idriss Deby Itno has won the sixth consecutive term with 79.3% of the vote, the electoral commission announced late Monday.