.Raises concern about safety of President Bazoum
Deji Elumoye in Abuja
Former President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep shock over latest undemocratic developments on neighbouring Niger Republic.
Buhari in a release issued by his former spokesperson, Mallam Garba Shehu also raised concern about the fate of democratic system of government in the country as well as the safety of President Mohammed Bazoum and his family.
The ex-President, according othe release, stated: “As to be expected, I, just like millions of other Nigerians, am shocked by the latest turn of events in Niger Republic, our neighbor to the North.
“Concerns have been raised about the fate of democracy as a system of government in the country and in the wider subregion, and equally so, about the safety of President Mohammed Bazoum and his family.
“I and my family are as much concerned about these as is everyone else.
“It is heartening to note that the ECOWAS, under the leadership of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is already dealing effectively with the matter and our hope and prayers are that the unwanted situation will be completely reversed and the safety and wellbeing of President Bazoum and his family are ensured”.