El-Rufai advises ECOWAS against military participation in Niger’s civil conflict between brothers

Nasir El-Rufai, the former governor of Kaduna State, has presented his recommendations to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on the current situation in Niger Republic. El-Rufai firmly asked ECOWAS not to consider military action in the country.

President Bola Tinubu, who now serves as chairperson of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), made an important declaration in a recent statement. Tinubu stated that the regional bloc has reached an agreement on the current political scenario in Niger. According to Tinubu, ECOWAS has decided to use force as a last resort if the leaders of the recent coup in Niger fail to return power to the deposed President Mohamed Bazoum peacefully.

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has announced the establishment of a standby force in Niger, which is a significant milestone. Following a meeting of the bloc’s defense chiefs in Accra, Ghana’s capital city, this decision was made. The force’s activation is a critical step forward in ECOWAS’ efforts to improve regional security and respond effectively to possible threats.

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Governor El-Rufai recently stated on Twitter that any prospective military intervention would result in a fight between brothers.

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) finds itself in the vanguard of a potential conflict as tensions rise, reminiscent of Dire Straits’ “Brothers in Arms,” a 1970s rock anthem. Recognizing the gravity of the situation, it is clear that any conflict inside our subregion would be nothing more than a battle between brothers.

In a stunning revelation, it has been confirmed that Niger Republic inhabitants have an irrefutable bond with their counterparts in Northern Nigeria. In a written statement, the individual encouraged all measures to be made to avoid a future civil war among fellow citizens.

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