Ouagadougou — In a firm address during the color-raising ceremony at the Koulouba Palace on Monday, Captain Ibrahim Traoré, the President of the Transition and Head of State of Burkina Faso, stressed the end of tolerance for misconduct as the country embarks on a new phase of its Transition.
According to Burkina Information Agency, President Traoré expressed that the Transition period had reached a pivotal moment, emphasizing the need for enhanced integrity, dignity, and a collective spirit of self-sacrifice among the nation’s workers. He underscored the importance of solidarity with the Armed Forces currently engaged in efforts to reclaim territories.
During the ceremony, Captain Traoré linked the national colors to values such as integrity and the willingness to make sacrifices. He underscored the nation’s current challenges and the imposed war on their generation, declaring that it is their duty to fight for a better nation for the succeeding generations. Traoré highlighted the importance of being exemplary leaders and having situational awareness, especially in current times.
Traoré also opened his doors to suggestions from his collaborators, stating the necessity of harnessing all ideas and intelligence to navigate the nation’s situation. With a new direction set for the Transition, President Traoré firmly stated that individual freedoms would not be allowed to override the interests of the Nation and that building a nation does not align with indiscipline and disorder.