Niger Finance Minister cries after coup plotters gives him 48 hours to account for public funds or be executed

A Minister of Finance in Niger Republic cried after being given 48 hours by the Coup leaders to account for all the monies stolen from the people or face death by firing squad.

According to information, the name of the Minister of Finance in Niger hasn’t been ascertained.

President Bazoum was the first elected leader to succeed in Niger since independence in 1960. Now his captors have suspended the country’s constitution and installed Gen Abdourahmane Tchiani as head of state.

Niger is a key part of the African region known as the Sahel – a belt of land that stretches from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea. The area is plagued by jihadists and beset by military regimes.


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