Russian lawmakers proposed resetting his two six-year presidential terms to zero, so he can serve two more.
Protesters Shot and Killed in Congo Republic Demonstrating Against Attempts to Extend President's 32-Year Rule
President Denis Sassou Nguesso, a 71-year-old former military commander, has ruled Congo for all but five years since 1979. On Sunday, the country will vote on constitutional reform to remove an age limit on the presidency and abolish term limits.
With opposition leaders and protesters demanding a constitutional amendment to presidential term limits, Togo appears ready to follow in the footsteps of Burkina Faso.