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Date:11 Mar 2016
Niger: Jailed opposition leader to participate in election runoff

Niger opposition candidate, Hama Amadou, jailed since November in a controversial case of child trafficking, will participate in the second round of the presidential election on March 20, his lawyers confirmed to AFP.

The opposition coalition (COPA), highly critical of the first round of presidential elections, said on Tuesday that it had decided to “suspend participation in the electoral process” before the second round scheduled for March 20.

“COPA has just said it is suspending its participation in the process, but Hama is leaving them for the election,” said Mr. Mossi Boubacar, reached by telephone by AFP.

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Source: africanews.com 


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