Deji Adeyanju, the convener of the Concerned Nigerians right advocacy group has warned Nigerian leaders over the death of Chad President, Idriss Deby.
It was reported that President Deby was shot dead at the war front while confronting rebels on Tuesday.
His death is coming after he was re-elected for the sixth term.
Adeyanju, a popular Abuja-based activist warned Nigerian leaders to have a deep thought about President Deby’s death.
According to him, the insecurity in Chad will end up affecting Nigeria and its sub-region if not tackled.
Adeyanju on his Twitter page wrote: “Chad’s President, Idriss Deby has been shot dead in the frontlines in a battle with rebels.
“ He had ruled the country since 1990 and just won a 6th term. May God have mercy on his soul. He was very courageous.
“Insecurity in Chad will seriously affect Nigeria. Declared winner on Monday, died Tuesday. Nigerian leaders, think.
“ We must all condemn what is happening in Chad as the rebel forces advance on the capital because insecurity in Chad will seriously affect Nigeria and the sub-region. RIP to Idriss Deby.”
President Deby has faced repeated insurgencies , rebel attacks in the country.
On Saturday, the rebel group Front for Change and Concord in Chad (FACT), attacked a border post on election day in the country while agitating for an end to Deby’s presidency.
Chad’s military spokesman, Azem Bermendao Agouna had told Reuters that troops killed more than 300 insurgents and captured 150 on Saturday in Kanem province.
Also about five government soldiers were killed and 36 were injured.