–Says Chad Is Ruled By Illiterates, most poorest on earth
NEWSDAILYNIGERIA– Some Chadian socio- political activists have called on the international community to help Chad on the path of democracy while describing their country as the only nation on earth that is ruled by illiterates couple with the highest rate of poverty, illiteracy and a brutal dictator.
Speaking to Journalists during a Press briefing in Kaduna, Zane Congy on behalf of the group further said that ” Chad remains the most poorest nation on earth despite and the indebted.
“We have the highest rate of unemployment and with a percentage rate in education of over 80% of the population being illiterate,” he added.
Congy who was in company of two other Chadians who are socio-political activists that ” Nigeria’s corruption is just a drop in the ocean compared to Chad.”
Taking a swipe of former Chadian leader, Idris Deby Itno, Zane Congy alleged that contrary to wide beliefs, Mr Deby is a monstrous brutal dictator who was never a source of stability to the region and its neighbors.
” Deby is not a source of stability as widely seen, he was kept there by France due to there vested interest in the region.”
“He was the one that has been causing problems in Darfur and other places especially in Chad in particular,” he said
He added that the Boko Haram menace in the Northeast of Nigeria is an artificial problem which can be tackled within days if leaders are serious.
” The issue of Boko Haram people are facing now is an artificial one. It can be eliminated within days if leaders are serious.”
“They are supported by criminals who are killing the innocent people. Why didn’t you hear that a high ranking person like a very top military commander is killed or politicians but they go from town to town killings farmer and poor people? He asked.
He also said that the aim of the press briefing is to call on the international community and sub regional bodies to intervene in bringing true democracy to the people of Chad.
“Chad only knew democracy for about two year after independence in August 1960. 61 years of Chad’s independence is filled with sorrows and out these years, Idris Deby did 31 years and nothing positive ever came out of the man.”
“Even little children when given an opportunity will do better than Deby. Criminals will feel a sense of responsibility than Deby,” he said.
On why he felt bitter about, Zane Congy alleged that ” he took the nation hostage. He handed the nation to France as much as he remains in power.
“The military junta is unconstitutional, they bypassed the constitution and brought the son of Idris Deby who is an illiterate. The French Ambassador was saying that France about the coup d’etat,” he alleged.
He said that the Chadian people do not want to go the way of Rwanda, S/ Leone, Liberia which had made it difficult as well as destroy the lives of people.
He said that the whole of Africa and other well meaning nation will keep on supporting Nigeria’s efforts to secure a seat at the United Nations (UN) Security Council as Nigeria being the giant of Africa had shown leadership in all that it has been not just in Africa but the rest of the world.
Mr Ibrahim Zane Congy was accompanied by Mrs Koutou Rosali Amos and Mr Ngargoto Samuel.