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The Embassy of the United States Presents its Condolences Following the Passing of General Benaindo Tatola
December 31, 2020

The United States is saddened by the passing of Major General, Benaindo Tatola, Governor of the Province of Batha.

Governor Tatola was known to the Embassy as a valuable interlocutor and public servant, including in his position as Personal Chief of Staff to the President of the Republic of Chad.  As Minister Delegate to Presidency, responsible for national defense, veterans and war victims between 2011-2016, he helped advance security cooperation with the Government of the United States in a pivotal moment in the fight against terrorism and violent extremism.

The Embassy of the United States in Chad presents its condolences to Benaindo Tatola’s family, his friends, and all Chadian people mourning his passing.