A gathering of senior military officials has gone on public TV in Gabon saying they have held onto power since races held over the course of the end of the week were not dependable.
The officials, showing up on Gabon24 in the early long periods of Wednesday morning, said they had dropped the decisions, broke down all state foundations and shut the nation’s lines.
They said they addressed all security and safeguard powers of Gabon.
The declaration came soon after the state political decision body said President Ali Bongo Ondimba had won a third term in office in Saturday’s contested races.
“For the sake of the Gabonese public … we enjoy chose to shield the harmony by stopping the ongoing system,” the officials said.
The Gabonese Political decision Community said Bongo had gotten 64.27 percent of the vote contrasted and 30.77 percent for his principal challenger Albert Ondo Ossa, after a cycle plagued by delays.
On Saturday, the resistance camp said the political race was a “extortion coordinated by Ali Bongo and his allies” after the web was cut and a time limitation forced. French news sources France 24, RFI and TV5 Monde were likewise restricted, blamed for “an absence of objectivity and offset … regarding the ongoing general decisions”, the public authority said.
Bongo was the contender for the Gabonese Leftist alliance (PDG), the party established by his dad, Omar Bongo, who administered Gabon with an iron clench hand from 1967 to 2009. After his passing, his child, then the guard serve, had his spot as president and has been in power from that point forward.
Pressures had been running intense in the midst of Saturday’s vote with the resistance pushing for change and a finish to the Bongo family’s predominance of Gabon.