After Gabon, Togo should come next, says Mornah. Faure Gnassingbe has been president of Togo since 2005, and according to Bernard Mornah, a former chairman of the People’s National Convention (PNC), there is no rationale for him to continue in that position.
2005 saw no elections in some localities, yet Gnassingbe was sworn in as president. There are concerns about how we can endure this scenario as well as what steps ECOWAS and Togo are taking to rectify it.
Concerns are expressed by President Salle, who is unaffected by the African Union’s condemnation. Alassane Ouattara’s potential successors also experience inexplicable deaths.
The president of Cameroon, who is running for a third term, travels to Togo over holidays and will return when he succeeds. Uncertainty surrounds the African Union’s position in this case.
The vice presidential appointment of the president’s son in Equatorial Guinea raises even another issue.
After Gabon, Togo should come next, says Mornah