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ECOWAS Gives Mali Junta Red Card

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has issued a one-week ultimatum to  Mali junta to appoint a civilian head of transition government and Prime Minister.

On or before September 15,  the Mali junta is mandated to appoint the head of the transition government and also Prime Minister, said ECOWAS.

ECOWAS issued the ultimatum at the end of the 57th ECOWAS summit in Niamey, Republic of Niger.

It, therefore, added that the transition government will have just one year to midwife a return to democracy.

The Head of states and government decision was contained in a communique issued at the end of the summit.

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The communique reads: “Regarding the situation in Mali, the authority reaffirms its determination to ensure that constitutional order is quickly restored in Mali, with a political transition led by a civilian President and Prime Minister for 12 months.

“The authority maintains all the decisions taken at its extraordinary Summit of August 28, 2020, and notes the ongoing consultations between the Malian stakeholders initiated by the National Council for the People’s Salvation (CNSP).”

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