President Bola Tinubu asked the Senate for support in a letter to send military forces to Niger Republic.
It was gathered that the Present had seemed the approval of the lawmakers before cutting off Nigeria’s electricity supply to the neighbouring West African country.
All Legit News, had made multiple reports on how President Mohamed Bazoum was ousted by his guards.
Following the coup, ECOWAS has imposed sanctions on Niger and also threatened to use military intervention should the military junta failed to restore democracy in the country.
On Niger’s Indepence Day, supporters of the coup took to the street to protest against ECOWAS intervention, as well as calling for Russia to replace France in the country.
The French Embassy was also attacked, a move which has led to the withdraw of French troops from the West African country. America, United Kingdom, and the United Nation have all condemned the coup.