According to the administrative authority, the presence of the Social Democratic Front (SDF) in public ceremonies is “a republican requirement”.
The SDF, through the voice of its Chairman, decided to boycott the parade on May 20th throughout the national territory on the occasion of the celebration of the 45th edition of the National Unity Day.
In Mbanga, in the Moungo division, Littoral Region, the administrative authority does not hear it that way. Responding to a letter from Mr. Tedjouteu Iréné, the SDF municipal councilor in Mbanga council, informing him of his party’s decision not to take part in the parade, the D.O recalled the republican requirement of the SDF.
“I have the honor to inform you that in your capacity as elected representatives of the people, your presence at public ceremonies is a republican obligation (see Decree No. 76-424 of 16 September 1976 laying down the rules of protocol to observe in matters of public ceremonies), “writes the D.O.
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