Lieutenant Colonel Damiba asks the usual bosses

In Burkina Faso, President Paul Henri Sandaogo Damiba met traditional and customary chiefs on Thursday in the presidential palace. The President called on them to concentrate their efforts on the pursuit of cohesion and national unity. By the end of June, these traditional and customary leaders had asked the transitional government to focus on its primary mission: the fight against insecurity and the reconquest of the integrity of the territory.

as reported from Ouagadougou, Yaya Boudani

The purpose of this meeting initiated by President Paul Henri Damiba was to seek the involvement and assistance of traditional and customary chiefs for a return to peace in Burkina Faso: “I would like, through you, to invite all peoples in your regions to block behind defense and the security forces and civilians engaged in the fight against the forces of evil. “

President Paul Henri Damiba has asked for the support of traditional and customary leaders to help galvanize the troops and also to help unite the various units of the defense and security forces. “The head of state believed that certain misunderstandings tend to break the solidarity between the various bodies” in the fight against insecurity, this participant supports in the meeting.

Lieutenant Colonel Paul Henri Damiba also took the opportunity at this meeting to discuss with the traditional leaders the reasons for consultation with the former heads of state. It “aims to unite intelligence and energy to fight an enemy that exploits our deep divisions to destabilize Burkina Faso.”

The traditional and customary chiefs reminded the president of the primary mission of the Patriotic Movement for Safeguarding and Restoration, that is, to restore the integrity of the territory. As for national reconciliation, they insisted that families be involved in all initiatives, according to our source.

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