Friday, August 24, 2018

THE DEMONSTRATION OF THE SDF AGAINST THE ILLEGAL VOTING OFFICES PROHIBITED


The Social Democratic Front (SDF), the main opposition party in Cameroon should not therefore manifest the September 15 to denounce the establishment of polling stations "in military barracks and traditional chiefdoms

The SDF had submitted to the administrative authorities of Douala a request for an event on September 15 to denounce the establishment of polling stations" in military barracks and traditional chiefdoms, in violation of the electoral law,

The sub-prefect of the district of Douala where the request for demonstration had been introduced explains "the current context does not lend itself to a street demonstration likely in any case to undermine the public order"

The presidential election of 7 next October comes in a context of security crisis in his Southwest and North West regions Nine candidates will be in the running, including outgoing President Paul Biya, 85 years of which soon 36 in power, which seeks a seventh consecutive term.

Elecam disputes the existence of polling stations in the traditional chiefdoms and the presidency, but tries to explain that the presence of polling stations in the barracks is not illegal.