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Niger Coup: President Tinubu Recommends Diplomatic Dialogue To ECOWAS

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has recommended what he described as “diplomatic negotiation and dialogue towards resolving the challenges thrown up by the coup in Niger Republic.
Addressing members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) special emergency Summit ongoing now, August 10, in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, President Tinubu, said that the Summit provides a significant opportunity to meticulously review and assess the progress made since the last one.
“It is essential to evaluate the effectiveness of our interventions and identify any gaps or challenges that may have hindered progress. Only through this comprehensive assessment can we collectively chart a sustainable path towards lasting peace, stability, and prosperity in Niger. “Moreso, in reaffirming our relentless commitment to democracy, human rights, and the well-being of the people of Niger, it is crucial that we prioritize diplomatic negotiations and dialogue as the bedrock of our approach.
“We must engage all parties involved, including the coup leaders, in earnest discussions to convince them to relinquish power and reinstate President Bazoum.
“It is our duty to exhaust all avenues of engagement to ensure a swift return to constitutional governance in Niger.
“More specifically, as leaders of our respective nations, we must recognize that the political crisis in Niger not only poses a threat to the stability of the nation but also has far-reaching implications for the entire West African region.
“By remaining steadfast in our adherence to the principles of democracy, good governance, and the rule of law, we can restore peace, stability, and prosperity in the Republic of Niger, thereby fostering an environment conducive to growth and development for all.”
The Nigerian leader is confident that the 2nd ECOWAS Extraordinary Summit on the Socio-Political Situation in the Republic of Niger will be a defining moment in the ourney towards a stronger, more resilient, and integrated West Africa.
He on the leaders to seize this opportunity to make a lasting impact on the lives of fellow Africans by striving to build a future that is defined by peace, progress, and prosperity.
“I trust that our deliberations will be productive and fruitful, leading us to find an amicable solution to the political crisis in Niger. “As we continue to work together in solidarity and harmony, we can ensure a prosperous future for the entire West African region.”

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