The leader of the Junta Coup of the Republic of Guinea, Colonel Mamady Doumbouya and his military partners have called upon Her Excellency Hadja Andrée Touré, the wife of late President Ahmed Sékou Touré.
His Excellency Ahmed Sékou Touré was a Guinean political leader and African statesman who became the first president of Guinea, serving from 1958 until his death in 1984.
The statesman was Kwame Nkrumah, the Ghanaian Founding father close pal who even made him the country’s co President until his demise.
President Ahmed Sékou Touré was among the fundamental Guinean nationalists fighting for independence of the country from France.
This President is recognized in African history for his total opposition against the French imperialism in Guinea. “It is better to live a poor life in freedom and happiness than a rich life in slavery” – Sekou Toure.
Her Excellency Hadja Andrée Touré was born in 1934 meaning she is 87 years old now. She was the first to gain the title of First Lady of the Republic of Guinea as the wife of Ahmed Sékou Touré. She retained the title until her husband died in March 1984.
Colonel Mamady Doumbouya and his military men saw the need to visit this great woman and seek council from her. Mamady was captured bowing and showing great respect to Hadja Andrée Touré.