Bazoum's secret negotiations

President Mahamadou Issoufou's chosen heir, former interior minister Mohamed Bazoum, has secured the all-important support of Seini Oumarou and his MNSD party in return for promising Oumarou the position of speaker in the National Assembly. Former prime minister Albadé Abouba looks set to follow Oumarou's example. [...] (497 words)
Published on 26/01/2021 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 2 minutes
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