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Coup leader Damiba sworn in as Burkina Faso's President
short by Saurabh Sinha / on 17 Feb 2022,Thursday
Weeks after leading the coup in Burkina Faso, Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba was sworn in as the President of the country. In a televised ceremony, Damiba vowed to "preserve, respect, uphold and defend the Constitution". He also paid tribute to "Burkinabe people, who have been enduring the scars of terrorism for more than six years."
short by Saurabh Sinha / 03:43 pm on 17 Feb
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