Coup takes place in Burkina Faso

Q.  A coup has taken place before elections in which West African country on 17th September 2015?
- Published on 20 Sep 15

a. Benin
b. Burkina Faso
c. Gambia
d. Ghana

ANSWER: Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso’s military announced through the airwaves that it now controls the nation, confirming a coup weeks before the election. Statement said transitional government was dissolved and interim president had lost his powers. Coup leaders identified themselves as National Council for Democract and communique read by Lt Col Mamadou Bamba Bamba on 17th September announced the beginning of a “coherent, fair and equitable process'' that would lead to inclusive elections. This coup is in violation of the constitution of the West African nation.

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