Army captain, Ibrahim Traore , has announced the removal of the former military ruler Paul-Henri Damiba as the head of Burkina Fasso government.
Consequently, the Constitution has been suspended and transition charter.
Mr Traore, who announced the disposed government in a statement read on the country’s national television.
He said a group of officers had decided to remove Mr Damiba due to his inability to deal with a worsening armed uprising in the country.
He announced that borders were closed indefinitely and all political and civil society activities were suspended.
The latest coup in the West African country is coming eight months after Mr Damiba overthrew former President Roch Kabore in a coup.
The latest coup in Burkina Faso is the most recent in West Africa where countries like Chad, Mali and Guinea recently experienced coups.