LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — Gabon’s government has broadcast new images of its ailing head of state, President Ali Bongo Ondimba, in his second public appearance since his hospitalization in Saudi Arabia in October and transfer to Morocco last week for convalescence.
The broadcast late Tuesday shows the 59-year-old, seated in profile, receiving a Gabonese delegation.
Prime Minister Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet spoke upon his return, saying Bongo is conscious and sees and speaks well. He said leaders were reassured by the visit.
Vice President Pierre Claver Maganga Moussavou said they are ruling out any article on vacancy of power.