Burkina Faso's Constitutional Council has rejected the chosen nominee of the ousted President Blaise Compaore's party prompting threats of a boycott of the presidential elections slated to be held in October.
On Saturday, Eddie Constance Konboigo, head of Compaore's Congress for Democracy and Progress party, was among six candidates barred from running, along with Gilbert Noel Ouedraogo of the ADF/RDA grouping that was allied to the former leader's administration.
|Disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are those of the writers and do not reflect those of Peacefmonline.com. Peacefmonline.com accepts no responsibility legal or otherwise for their accuracy of content. Please report any inappropriate content to us, and we will evaluate it as a matter of priority.|