President Muhammadu Buhari has called for calm and peace, as the army takes over power in Zimbabwe.
It was reported that President Robert Mugabe and his wife, have been detained – where the president was replaced with Comrade E Mnagngawa.
What Buhari said:
According to a statement by the Presidency on Twitter, Buhari urged all parties involved to ensure respect for the constitution of Zimbabwe.
He asked the military to shy away for on actions that may lead to unnecessary conflicts.
The statement said, “President @MBuhari has called for calm, peace and respect for the constitution in Zimbabwe. The President urged all political and military stakeholders in Zimbabwe to avoid any action that may plunge the country into unnecessary conflict and impact negatively on the region.
“According to President @MBuhari, “every attempt must be made to resolve all contentious issues by constitutional means in Zimbabwe to save the country from avoidable political instability.”