a first cabinet dominated by the crisis

After making contact and being installed, the members of the government held a cabinet meeting on the head of state, Lieutenant Colonel Paul Henri Damiba. An appointment that is dominated by the security situation. The Minister of Defense, the head of the National Theatre’s operations and the head of the National Intelligence Agency all took stock of the situation.

as reported from Ouagadougou, Yaya Boudani

This first Council of Ministers, after making contact, was dominated by the security issue.

The Minister of Defense, the Head of National Theater Operations, responsible for coordinating all security operations on national territory, and the Director of the National Intelligence Agency, took turns security update.

This enabled the entire government to take full advantage of the situation, marked by the continuation of the attacks. “The country is in a very serious security crisis,” the spokesman for the new government reported.

“Operations are underway, especially in Djibo, and military strategies are being deployed on the ground,” said Lionel Bilgo. “We can not explain them to the public, not only to ensure the security of the security and defense forces deployed on the ground, but also to guarantee the outcome of this operation,” he continued.

The humanitarian situation in the country is also worrying, but measures have been taken to give displaced people and host communities access to basic social services, the government spokesman said.

In addition, President Paul Henri Damiba strengthens his team at the presidential level. New advisers and communications director have been appointed.

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