Niger Coup: UK supports ECOWAS in restoring Niger’s democracy

James Heappey, the Minister of State for the Armed Forces in the United Kingdom, has declared support to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for its efforts to reinstate democratic governance in Niger Republic.

He made these remarks after meeting with Nigeria’s Defense Ministers and Military leaders to address the political situation in Niger.

He also met with Omar Touray, President of the ECOWAS commission, assuring the UK’s support to assist in bringing back constitutional order to Niger. He said: