Photos: Nigerian Muslim clerics meet Niger Republic coup leaders

Muslim clerics from Nigeria traveled Niamey to meet Abdourahmane Tchiani, leader of the military coup in Niger.

The meeting which held on Saturday in the country’s capital was part of diplomatic efforts to restore democracy in the West African nation.

President Bola Tinubu met with the Sheik Dahiru Bauchi-led intervention group at the presidential villa, Abuja on Wednesday evening, prior to the journey to Niamey.

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) had announced the deployment of a standby force as it seeks to return Niger to civilian rule.

Here are some photos from the meeting.

In a similar news, Mr Peter Obi, The presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the just concluded 2023 general elections, has beaconed on  the leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to prioritize dialogue and diplomacy in its effort to restore democracy in Niger Republic.