Junta Declares Nationwide Curfew

Guinean Special forces who seized power in Guinea on Sunday, capturing President Alpha Conde, announced a nationwide curfew “until further notice” as well as the replacement of governors by the military.

The junta also disclosed in a statement read out over national television that it would convene Conde’s cabinet ministers and other top officials at 11:00 am (1100 GMT) Monday in the capital Conakry.

“We have decided, after having taken the president, to dissolve the constitution,” said a uniformed officer flanked by soldiers toting assault rifles in a video seen on social media.

The officer also said that Guinea’s land and air borders had been shut and the government dissolved.

Your Friends Also Read:  Six killed in Sudan after agreement on ruling body

Army putschists in Guinea had arrested the president and staged a coup, in the latest political upheaval to roil the impoverished west African country, as the government insisted it had repelled the attack.

Later on Sunday, the junta announced a nationwide curfew “until further notice”, saying it would convene Conde’s cabinet ministers at 11:00 am (1100 GMT) Monday.

“Any refusal to attend will be considered a rebellion,” the statement added. 

The statement added that the country’s governors and other top administrators will be replaced by the military.

Leave your vote

All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from News Central TV.
Your Friends Also Read:  Ghana: Bus accident in Bono east region claims 60 lives

Contact: digital@newscentral.ng

Previous Article

Chieftaincy Conflicts in Ghana are Mixed With Politics: What’s at Risk?

Next Article

Dung Beetle Experiment Suggests Carbon Dioxide is Bad for Insects Too

Related Posts

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.