Professor Remi Aiyede, Head, Department of Political Science, University of Ibadan (UI), speaks with IMOLEAYO OYEDEYI on why coup detat has prevailed in the West Africa sub-regions and what remains the best approach for ECOWAS in restoring constitutional order in Niger without bloodshed.
Looking at the Niger crisis, why do you think successive ECOWAS military interventions have not discouraged coup d’état in West Africa?
First and foremost, it is not correct that ECOWAS has been intervening in coups in West Africa by military means because most of the interventions have not been achieved by force. Whether it is in Sao Tome or in any other part, there were a lot of…
Source: Nigerian Tribune