16, January 2018
A group of political parties have named Barrister Akere Muna as their candidate for the 2018 presidential elections. In a statement released Monday, the opposition political parties revealed that the founder of the Now Movement is the only credible leader to oust the 84 year old Paul Biya from Etoudi.
The Yaoundé meeting that included representatives from the civil society was hosted at the headquarters of the Alliance of Progressive Forces (AFD). The delegates also announced the establishment of a platform for a New Republic.
Cameroon Concord News understands the decision to have the renowned Barrister Akere Muna as the unique opposition candidate has been supported by Victorin Hameni Bieleu of the UFDC. The platform aims to “gather and federate the forces capable of championing the desire for change. And also to develop efficient strategies, coordinate their implementation, and foster any action leading to victory of their chosen candidate for the presidential election in 2018.”
By Rita Akana