Mali’s military junta has agreed to release the ousted president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and proposed to rule for three years before handing over to a civilian government.
The visiting West African delegation, disclosed to the press’s that the military junta want’s a military led transitional government for three years.
“The junta has affirmed that it wants a three-year transition to review the foundations of the Malian state. This transition will be directed by a body led by a soldier, who will also be head of state,” a source in the ECOWAS delegation in capital Bamako told Journalists.
“The government will also be predominantly composed of soldiers” under the junta’s proposal“, the source said on condition of anonymity.
The former president was forced to resign in a military coup after months of protests demanding President Keita to step down for corruption and insecurity in the country.