Gabon Junta leader, Brice Oligui Nguema sworn in as interim President

The Leader of Gabon Coup, General Brice Oligui Nguema, has been sworn in as the Interim President less than a week after ousting Ali Bongo.

Nairametrics had reported that a group of senior military officials in Gabon declared on national television that they had assumed control of the government following the announcement by the state election body that President Ali Bongo had secured a third term.

Taking the oath of office, the coup leader said he was committed to serving the Gabonese people during the transitional process to a democratic election.