The Guinean leader, Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, on Thursday hosted in his palace in Conakry, diplomats, representatives of the countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

On the menu of this meeting which took place Thursday in the afternoon at the Mohammed V Palace, the exchanges on the evolution of the political situation in this West African country since the coup d’état of September 05 .

“During this exchange, I wanted to recall the motivations behind the seizure of power by the CNRD and invited our sub-regional organization to support Guinea in this transition because we have a linked destiny and a shared future,” Doumbouya said at the end of the meeting.

Mamady Doumbouya meets ECOWAS diplomats/ October 14, 2021

This meeting comes after a major reshuffle within the army.

A few days ago, the head of the Guinean junta had dismissed 42 army officers, including senior army officers.

These include the chief of staff of the armed forces, General Namory Traoré, and the chief of the gendarmerie (military police), Ibrahima Baldé, and the former military president, General Sekouba Konaté, who have been forced into retirement.

The heads of all armed forces have also been removed and replaced by lower-ranking officers.

Source: AfrikPage