Days After Winning 6th Term As President in Chad, Idris Derby Dies in War Front
Idris Derby (middle) and some Chadian military leaders
The death of the Chadian President, Idris Derby, has been announced by the leadership of the country’s army.
Derby won the Presidency of Chad for the sixth time and visited Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari after his victory last week.
He was noted to be a warrior despite being the President and has always been seen leading the country’s troop to fight insurgents and terrorists, a particular case was his leading the team of solders to chase insurgents to the borders of Nigeria and seeking the Nigerian government’s cooperation to chase annihilate the army of terrorists.
President Deby was said to have died of injuries suffered on the frontline, according to the Chadian Army and General Mahamat Kaka, the son of the deceased, has been named interim head of the state.