2018 Presidential Elections in Cameroon: Joshua Osih and Maurice Kamto Agree On A Point!

Maurice Kamto indicates that this constitutes a violation of the Electoral Code. For Maurice Kamto national president of the Movement for the rebirth of Cameroon (MRC), military barracks and public security stations that will house polling stations are not places open to the public. 

Therefore Elections cameroon (ELECAM) does not respect the provisions of Article 87 of the Electoral Code. “In recent days, lists of established polling stations show the creation of many polling stations in military camps, brigades and gendarmerie, police stations and other police stations. Traditional chiefdoms and even the presidential palace. The creation of these polling stations in unopened areas is a flagrant violation of the relevant provisions of the Electoral Code. Especially Article 87, “Maurice Kamto told the press at his recent press conference.
2018 Presidential Elections in Cameroon: Joshua Osih and Maurice Kamto Agree On A Point!
For the RCM the situation above presented preoccupies to the highest point the party. “All the more shocking that during my meeting last June with the president of the electoral council, next to the DG and Deputy Chief Electoral Officer, these officials had indicated that the polling stations were not created in the military pavilions and other media of the same category. Some sources say there will be nearly 2000 polling stations, “he added.
As a reminder, a few days ago, the SDF went to the window to demand ELECAM, the withdrawal of polling stations in military barracks. The balance party therefore sent a letter to the Director General of ELECAM. In its edition of July 30, 2018 the daily Mutations indicated that the subject was discussed at the last meeting of the National Executive Committee.

Intervening on the program 7 Hebdo of this August 5, 2018 usually broadcast on Sundays on the STV channel, Emmanuel Pensy said that the presence of polling stations in military barracks and police stations do not constitute in any way a violation of the Electoral Code . Because these are places open to the public.

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