Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari backs ECOWAS 12- month ultimatum to the junta in Mali to return the country to civilian rule
He made this known while attending ECOWAS Heads of State and Government over the socio-political situation in Mali.
The summit had in attendance, all Presidents in the region alongside the ECOWAS President, Jean Claude Kassi Brou.
The report has it that the discussions were centred on finding a lasting solution to the political instability in Mali.
The government of President Ibrahim Keita was recently toppled in a bloodless coup earning the country sanctions from ECOWAS.
Mali’s military leader hinted on Thursday that former President Ibrahim Keita had been freed after he was detained in the August 18 coup.