There was no crowd for Paul Biya and his entourage on arrival at their hotel in New York in the United States of America, in the early evening yesterday Sunday, September 18, 2016.
The call for a mobilization launched by the Permanent Representative Ambassador of Cameroon to the United Nations in New York, did not get a favorable response. He had invited members of the Cameroonian Community of New York and its surroundings, to come in large numbers to warmly welcome Cameroon’s presidential couple. Finally, according to our sources, only twenty people mostly militants of the CPDM, political power, were present.
On the contrary, various strands of opposition to the Yaounde regime demonstrations are announce tomorrow Tuesday, September 20, 2016 in front of the UN headquarters in New York to demand the departure of Paul Biya from power. 83-year old, the successor of the late Ahmadou Ahidjo ruled Cameroon for 34 years.
Left Yaounde on Friday, September 16, 2016, Paul Biya arrived in the United States of America to take part in the 71st regular session of the United Nations General Assembly. This session opens on Monday 19 September and will be closed Monday, September 26, 2016. Cameroon’s presidential couple is among the guests at the welcome reception offered in the morning of Tuesday 20 September, by the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon and his wife.
During this day of 20 September, Paul Biya will attend the opening of the general debate and a summit on refugees organized by US President Barack Obama. The Cameroonian Head of State will take himself over to the UN forum, Thursday, September 22, 2016.