Chad President Is Dead
Chad President Is Dead

Chad President Is Dead.

 

NewsOnline Nigeria reports that Chad’s President Deby has died of injuries suffered on frontline army.

 

President Idriss Deby, who won a 6th term on Monday, has died of injuries suffered on the frontline, an army spokesman said.

 

 

 

This online news platform gathered that Chad’s newly re-elected President Idriss Deby has died of injuries suffered on the frontline while fighting rebels in the north of the Sahel country, an army spokesman said on Tuesday.

 

Deby, 68, “has just breathed his last defending the sovereign nation on the battlefield” over the weekend, army spokesm an General Azem Bermandoa Agouna said in a statement read out on state television.

 

The news came a day after Deby, who came to power in a rebellion in 1990, won a sixth term, as per provisional election results released on Monday. Deby took 79.3 percent of the vote in the April 11 presidential election, the results showed.

Deby postponed his victory speech to supporters and instead went to visit Chadian soldiers on the frontlines, according to his campaign manager.

 

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