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Cameroon – 2018 Elections: Who wants to take the place of Ni John Fru Ndi in the SDF?

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Written by Deckson N.

According to the daily Le Jour, an extraordinary meeting is announced to appoint his successor. Candidates are pulling strings behind the scenes to ensure their good positioning.

According to Le Jour newspaper edition of 20 July 2016, the Social Democratic Front (SDF) is currently preparing an extraordinary meeting. The aim of this congress is to “designate a possible replacement of the Chairman at the forthcoming Presidential elections,” the paper wrote. It reports that although the issue of a possible early presidential has not yet been decided by the Head of State, however, within this political party “candidates are already pulling strings in the background to ensure a good position “to head the main party of the opposition in Cameroon.

At present, campaigns are ongoing on media just a few weeks after SDF organs renewal operations qualified as “turbulent” in the Littoral Region.

In its edition of July 14 our colleague the Guardian Post revealed that in view of the 2018 Presidential elections, “negotiations are underway between the Chairman and a group of SDF wise-men to choose the vice president Joshua Osih as a candidate”. To believe the source of this newspaper, for his dynamism, youth and charisma, a party committee of wise men decided to bet on the MP of Wouri Centre. “His charisma and ingenuity are also” strong qualities writes Le Jour.

On 16 July Ni John Fru Ndi who was reached by telephone by Le Jour said he was aware of the above mentioned conference and do not know the existence of the committee raised within his party. “Have you called Joshua Osih? Call him and ask him what is happening,” he stressed. Also reached by telephone last Saturday, Deputy Chairman of SDF stated that he “does not comment on comments. You want me to tell you what? When the position is official, you will be informed.

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