The army spokesperson according to the BBC, told the crowd gathered in
front of the army headquarters on Friday that Mr Compaore had left
According to the Agence France-Presse (AFP), there were cheers and
jubilation from the crowd after the announcement.
Blaise Compaore on Thursday said he would serve the rest of his tenure
which officially ends in November 2015 and promised not to contest
But the opposition and the protesters rejected his proposition until
the latest development.
Blaise Compaore is reportedly calling for fresh elections in the next