Chad junta leader heading for Qatar

The Guardian Nigeria | Sep 12, 2021 at 2:00 AM
  • Deby took the reins in Chad after his father, 30-year president Idriss Deby Itno, was killed fighting insurgents in April.
  • Timan Erdimi, president of the Union of Resistance Forces (UFR), a coalition of several rebel groups, has been living in exile in Qatar for roughly a decade.
  • After the death of the elder Deby, his son was declared president and commander-in-chief of the armed forces.