Former Central African Republic President François Bozizé has gone into exile in Guinea-Bissau, President Umaro Sissoco Embaló has confirmed.
Bozizé, 76, landed within the host capital Bissau on Thursday aboard a distinctive flight from Chad, the place he has been hiding since 2021.
The former coup and insurgent chief was obtained by President Embaló who added him right into a dwelling paid for by the federal government of Bissau.
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“Today I received the former president of the CAR François Bozize for humanitarian reasons at the request of the Economic Community of Central African States,” President Embaló wrote on his Facebook web page.
Guinea-Bissau’s chief is the chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas).
Bozizé dominated CAR from 2003, after he overthrew Ange Felix Patassé in a coup, till he was additionally kicked out in yet another coup in 2013.
Since then, CAR has been mired in crises and coup makes an attempt, with Bozizé suspected of being considered one of the major instigators.