ECOWAS Commission condemns the attempted coup d’Etat in Niger

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission has denounced the coup d’état in Niger.

In the statement released on Wednesday, July 26, the Commission directed the perpetrators to release the “democratically elected President” without delay or conditions.

The commission also warned those involved in the coup that they would be held accountable both by the international community and ECOWAS for the safety and security of the citizens and the President.