One day dictator, one day beggar

In April 1992, a group of young military officers invaded the cabinet of the President of Sierra Leone, Joseph Momoh, in Freetown. They found him and took the power. The main reason was the endless civil war, the officers thought that the president could not find the solution. Inside the group of insurgents, the captain Valentine Strasser had the highest patent and the ability to speak English. He was 25 years old and is the youngest Head of State ever. He ruled the country for 4 years. Suddenly, someone put him in a helicopter and sent him to Guinea Conakry into exile. Today he is a poor man, living in his mother house with 45 dollars per month in the suburbs of Freetown. The distance between a dictator and a beggar  is not so big.

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