Chad President Idriss Deby dead

In a shocking news, Chad’s President Idriss Deby was dead while visiting troops on the frontline of a fight against northern rebels, Army spokesman Azem Bermendao Agouna announced his death in a broadcast on state television. 

“A call to dialogue and peace is launched to all Chadians in the country and abroad in order to continue to build Chad together,” he said. 

“The National Council of Transition reassures the Chadian people that all measures have been taken to guarantee peace, security and the republican order.” 

Idriss Deby died a day after he had won the Chad Presidential elections and will assume his sixth term in office extending his 30 years in power.  

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