The Federal Government of Nigeria has condemned the coup d’etat, which occured on Sunday in Republic of Guinea.
A video sighted by AFP had indicated that soldiers took over the West African country by suspending the its constitution and detaining President Alpha Conde.
Reacting, the Federal Government in a statement issued by a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Esther Sunsuwa, condemned the action by the military.
The statement read, “The Nigerian government is saddened by the apparent coup d’etat that has taken place in the Republic of Guinea today, in clear violation of the ECOWAS Protocol on Democracy and Good Governance.
“The Government of Nigeria strongly condemns and rejects any unconstitutional change of government and therefore calls on those behind the coup to restore constitutional order without delay and protect lives and property.”
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