He will serve as the head of government, and his government members will be elected and removed by Mahamat Idriss Déby, the son of the late head of state.
Albert Pahim iPadacké, the last prime minister of Idriss Déby Itno, was killed by Chad’s new strongman Mahamad Id on Monday, April 26 Mahamat Idriss Déby was appointed as the head of the transitional government. The latter is the chairman of the Transitional Military Council (CMT) and appointed Idriss Youssouf Boy (a member of the close family circle) as his personal secretary. So far, the post of personal secretary to the president has been held by Hinda Déby, wife of Idriss Déby.
On Friday, at the funeral of heads of state fighting against the rebels, France and the Sahel Group of Five (except Chad, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger), they fought jihadists in this region of Africa , Had called “Military-civilian transition process”. The main opposition parties as well as trade unions and civil society condemned Idriss Déby’s son for seizing power from the military government. “coup” According to them and called “Civilian-led transition”.
Mahamad Idriss Déby (Mahamat Idriss Déby) is the head of CMT, composed of 15 generals, and his father is the most loyal.He promised “Free and Democratic Election” In a year and a half. The 37-year-old Lieutenant General, he too “Army Supreme Chief” And chairs, except CMT, “Meeting of Ministers” with “High Defense Council and Committee”, In accordance with the provisions of the transition charter.
Albert Pahim iPadacké served as the Prime Minister’s Office from 2016 to 2018, when Mr. Derby was removed from office and concentrated all administrative power in his hands. According to the Transitional Charter, he will lead a transitional government whose members will be appointed and disbanded by Mahamad Idris Derby.
Pahim iPadacké ranked second in the April 11 presidential election with 10.32% of the vote, far behind the late president. In the first round of elections, Pahim iPadacké was re-elected with 79.32% of the votes in the sixth round.During the presidential campaign, he “independent” Power and opposition, which requires Idris Derby to leave “Idriss Déby demonstrated his courage in all aspects, and I have witnessed this. He has only one courage, which is to accept the peaceful transfer of power., He has announced.
“We are in a special political situation and we will accompany Mr. Pahim iPadacké. We wish him every success in Chad. All Chadians must unite in this difficult time.”Saleh Kebzabo, a historic opponent of Idriss Déby, told AFP.
“You must first go through a civilian president, and then appoint a civilian prime minister.”, He is the chairman of the opposition movement Les Transformateurs, Success Masra (Success Masra).Through the political organization of the Wakit Tamma collective, composed of opposition parties and civil society associations, he called on Chadians on Monday “Go All Out” Carnival “Request CMT to resign and condemn France’s negative interference in Chad’s internal affairs”.
Paris considers Chad to be an important ally against the jihadists in the Sahel, but in the face of the insurgents, it has been saved militarily at least twice, in 2008 and 2019 by the Idris Deby regime. French President Emmanuel Macron is the only Western head of state to attend the funeral of the late president on Friday.
The appointment of the prime minister came the day after the ruling military refused to negotiate with the rebels of the Chad Alternate and Concord Front (FACT). Chad had stated on Saturday that they were willing to cease fire. fire. It was during the battle between the army and FACT-the attack on N’Djamena on April 11-the frontline President Derby was killed.
“Time is neither used for mediation, nor for negotiating with offenders”CMT spokesperson General Azem Bermandoa Agouna told national television on Sunday that he called on neighboring Niger “capture” Mahamat Mahadi Ali, head of FACT. The Chadian army on Sunday accused the FACT rebels, especially its leaders, of fleeing to Niger territory denied by the FACT leader. “If they want to start a war, we will start a war. If they are attacked, we will retaliate.”Mahadi Ali told AFP on Sunday night that he had reacted to the refusal to negotiate with the military government.