The Chadian President, barely re-elected for a sixth term, according to the provisional results of the Independent National Electoral Commission, died of wounds sustained during the weekend fighting.
« The President of the Republic, Head of State, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Idriss Déby Itno, has just breathed his last while defending territorial integrity on the battlefield. It is with deep bitterness that we announce to the Chadian people the death this Tuesday, April 20, 2021 of the Marshal of Chad, » announced the army spokesman, General Azem Bermandoa Agouna.
Idriss Déby died the day after the Independent Electoral Commission confirmed his victory in the first round of the presidential election of 11 April 2021. At 68, he was seeking a sixth term in office after 30 years in power. The question arises as to whether Idriss Déby really died on the battlefront or whether he was executed. To be continued.
Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno died on Tuesday 20 April 2021 as a result of injuries sustained while commanding his army in fighting against rebels. The clashes took place in the north over the weekend.
However, the Front pour l’Alternance et la Concorde au Tchad is being blamed for the death of the Chadian leader. According to the latest information, it is the son of the now ex-President who is taking over the reins of this Central African country.