Saturday, 21 July 2018

Voting For Old People - 20 Opposition Figures Endorse Biya’s Candidacy ... 2018 Presidential Election

Twenty leaders of opposition parties in Yaounde on Friday officially endorsed Paul Biya’s bid for a seventh term as President of Cameroon.

Cameroon’s electoral board, Elections Cameroon announced on Thursday it had received 28 applications from persons vying for the country’s top position including incumbent Paul Biya.

The next day, 20 leaders from various opposition parties gathered in the country’s capital Yaounde to endorse Paul Biya’s bid.

Amongst them was Isaac Feuzeu of the MERCI party who equally dropped his candidacy at Elecam to run for the elections scheduled for October 7.
Voting For Old People - 20 Opposition Figures Endorse Biya’s Candidacy ... 2018 Presidential Election
Jean de Dieu Momo(PADDEC), Joachim Tabi Owono(AMEC), Fritz Ngo’o(MEC) who were all Presidential candidates in 2011 have all thrown their weights behind Paul Biya, 85.

Bapooh Lipot and Samuel Fon who were all recognised by the Minister o Territorial Administration, Atanga Nji, days ago as official representatives of the UPC and CPP parties respectively were also part of the meeting.
The country’s electoral board has until August 8 to publish the list of candidates retained for the Presidential election.

Candidates then have two days to appeal at the Constitutional Council which in turn has a maximum of ten days to produce a final decision.
Copyright © Africa 24 News. All rights reserved. Distributed by Africa Metro Global Media ( To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, Click Here.

Africa 24 News publishes around multiple reports a day from more than 40 news organizations and over 100 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which Africa 24 News does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify Africa 24 News as the publisher are produced or commissioned by Africa 24 News. To address comments or complaints, Please Contact Us.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Contact Form


Email *

Message *