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Guinean junta slams curfew, appoints regional commanders as governors

Colonel Mamady Doumbouya Guinean coup leader

Colonel Mamady Doumbouya Guinean coup leader

The Guinean military junta which calls itself the National Rally and Development Committee is quickly consolidating its grip on power.

In its second press statement, signed by its leader, Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, the junta announced a 10 p.m to 8. a.m curfew and sacked all political office holders.

Ministers with effect from Monday will be replaced by general secretaries.

Governors in the regions will be replaced by military regional commanders, while unit commanders will replace prefects and sub prefects.

The junta also invited all sacked ministers and heads of government agencies for a meeting on Monday.

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It warned that those who shun the meeting scheduled for 11 a.m
People’s Palace, will be considered an enemy of the National Rally and Development Committee(CNRD)

Conde is OK

The junta also assured the international community that the ousted President Alpha Conde is not endangered.

“We have taken all measures to ensure that he has access to health care and that he is also in contact with his doctors.

“Everything will be fine. When the time comes, we will issue press releases”, the junta said.