The military junta in Gabon also detained the son of the deposed President Ali Bongo in a coup on Wednesday, according to Alarabiya News.
Gabonese Senior Military officers on Wednesday, overthrew Ali Bongo, who was recently re-elected for a third term, CEOAFRICA reports.
The report said Bongo’s son was arrested for treason.
The military had earlier announced that President Ali Bongo was under house arrest, surrounded by his family and doctors.
On July 26, a Military junta deposed Nigerien democratically-elected president, Mohammed Bazoum.