Djotodia was the president of the Central African Republic from
March 24, 2013, to January 10, 2014. He was a rebel leader facing up to Francois Bozize and the peace talks between the two factions fell through in March 2013, with the former accusing the latter of failing to fulfill his promises.
After taking power, the division on religious lines escalated and Djotodia was forced to resign just a few months later. He went to exile in Benin