Rumors announced him on power after the resignation of the former president, Blaise Compaore (under the pressure of the population). Contrary to all expectations, Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Yacouba Zida delicately led the process having ended with the implementation of the transition organ managed by Michel Kafando.
Lieutenant colonel Isaac Yacouba Zida is raised to the rank of Grande croix of the national order for the service provided to the nation. The ceremony took place on Tuesday in the presence of military authorities. The former strong man of the country expressed his availability to serve his homeland.
“Today, I am […] happy because we have considered it as a mission assigned to us and two weeks after having assumed the function of head of State, we think that we successed our mission that was to be able to hand the power over to the civilians in a peaceful and secured State“, he declared.
As Africa Top Success reported it earlier, Michel Kafando the current president for the transition in Burkina Faso has for mission, the organization of democratic elections in November 2015.
Original text by: Roger ADZAFO