The Burkinabè press all praises the memory of Boukary Kaboré, among Captain Sankara’s closest friends, that passed away at the age of 73 on the evening of Friday to Saturday May 13 complying with a lengthy disease at Yalgado Ouédraogo health center from Ouagadougou. Portrait of the one that was nicknamed the “Lion”.
Boukary Kaboré, whom everybody called “The Lion” or “The Lion of Boulkiemdé” his indigenous district, was birthed in 1950 in Poa, in the center-west of the nation. After examining at the primary army institution in Ouagadougou, which after that educated future army and also private execs, his course was clear. He after that signed up with the Yaoundé Military Academy where he finished with the ranking of 2nd lieutenant in 1977.
His whole army occupation will certainly be together with Sankara, to whom he is close. Faithful amongst the faithful, the head of state will certainly delegate him, after taking power in August 1983, with the head of the Koudougou Airborne Intervention Brigade, composed of paratroopers and also among the elite corps of the Burkina military. Faso.
When he discovers of the ruthless fatality of Captain Thomas Sankara on October 15, 1987 throughout the successful stroke that will certainly bring Blaise Compaoré to power, the “Lion” after that participates in resistance with his some 500 soldiers in Koudougou, prior to taking off right into expatriation. in bordering Ghana 2 weeks later on.
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Boukary Kaboré lastly went back to the nation in 1991 and also committed himself to farming, prior to making an attack right into national politics by developing his very own event, the PUND, however he won just 2.3% in the 2010 governmental. A year later on, he was fixed up in the military and also advertised to the ranking of colonel.