Gabonese President Ali Bongo Returns to Morocco for Treatment

Rabat – Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba is back in Morocco to continue his recovery after spending only one day in his country.Anadolu Agency quoted presidential sources who said that Bongo is back in Morocco for medical treatment.Bongo left Morocco for Gabon on Monday. During his visit, Bongo chaired a ceremony of the new government’s swearing-in. On January 13, Bongo, acting from Rabat, appointed Julien Nkoghe Bekale as prime minister. Read Also: Gabonese President Ali Bongo to Address Gabon from RabatBongo’s trip to Gabon followed a failed a coup attempt. On January 7, a group of soldiers seized a state broadcaster and announced their plans against Ondimba.Law enforcement intervened and two rebels were killed while the military retook the national radio office.Ondimba arrived in Morocco first in November 2018 at the invitation of King Mohammed VI after he suffered a stroke in October in Saudi Arabia. read more