The Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), President Nana Akuffo Addo has called for the safety of arrested Guinean President, Alpha Condé.
ECOWAS has also called for a return to constitutional rule in Guinea.
ECOWAS Chairman and President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, made the call in a statement on his official Facebook page.
According to the statement, “ECOWAS notes with great concern the recent political developments which have occurred in Conakry, capital of the Republic of Guinea. ECOWAS condemns unreservedly the attempted coup of Sunday, September 5, 2021.”
“ECOWAS demands respect for the physical safety of the President of the Republic, Professor Alpha Condé, and his immediate and unconditional release, as well as that of all arrested persons. ECOWAS also demands a return to constitutional order on pain of sanctions.”
“ECOWAS reaffirms its objection to any unconstitutional political change. We ask the Guinean defense and security forces to remain in a constitutional posture, and express our solidarity with the Guinean people and their Government.”