Chad parliament approves revised constitution reinstating term limits, but allowing Deby to run again
President Idriss Deby (photo credit: Africa News)
Chad’s parliament on Monday overwhelmingly approved a new constitution that expands President Idriss Deby’s powers and could allow him to stay in office until 2033, in a vote boycotted by most opposition lawmakers.
- Presidential term changed from five to six years
- Two term limit for president reintroduced
- Post of prime minister abolished
- A fully presidential system is created
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