By: Obidinma Ebuka
The President of Haiti, Jovenel Moise was assassinated by night in his home.
The president of Haiti, Jovenel Moise, was shot and killed in his private residence, the interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph announced Wednesday.
The president’s residence has also put out a statement Wednesday saying the attack occurred around 1 a.m. and that the First Lady Martine Moise was also wounded in the attack and is currently hospitalized.
The assassination was carried out by a commando group with “foreign elements,” AFP news agency reported, citing interim Prime Minister Joseph.
Joseph called the assassination a “hateful, inhumane and barbaric act,” according to AP. He added, “All measures are being taken to guarantee the continuity