Participants are traveling to the capital of Nigeria, Abuja, for the ECOWAS summit scheduled to hold tomorrow to address the situation in Niger and determine a way forward.
The following government flights have arrived:
- Guinea-Bissau🇬🇼 | 5N-FGU
- Sierra Leone🇸🇱 | 5N-AOO
- Côte d’Ivoire🇨🇮 | TU-VAJ
They arrived in Abuja approximately two hours ago.
Then, a Government of Mauritania Boeing 737-7BQ BBJ (reg. 5T-ONE | #05E0BB) landed an hour ago, while Ghana’s Government Falcon 900EX (reg. 9G-EXE | #044037) is about to land there soon.
Meanwhile TOWN CRIER has earlier reported that the son of Niger’s ambassador to France was arrested in Niamey, diplomat Aïchatou Boulama Kané told AFP onWednesday, APA reports.
According to the source, the diplomat’s son, Idrissa Kané, director general of the Niger Post, is allegedly involved in a case of embezzlement of public funds, handled by the High Authority for the Fight against Corruption and Similar Offenses.
Idrissa Kané is the son of Aïchatou Boulama Kané, the ousted Niger’s ambassador to France who pledged loyalty to the government of the detained and overthrown President Mohamed Bazoum.