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2018 Presidential elections: Paul Biya to be sworn into office on November 6

2018 Presidential elections: Paul Biya to be sworn into office on November 6
  • Comments   -   Thursday, 01 November 2018 17:18

(Business in Cameroon) - After he was officially declared the winner of the 2018 presidential polls by the Constitutional Council with 71.28% of the votes, Paul Biya (photo) will take the oath of office next November 6, we learnt.

Already, the central committee of his party, the Rassemblement démocratique du peuple camerounais (Rdpc), is currently mobilizing activists and supporters to honor this official ceremony. Are also kicked off, cleaning works at the National Assembly headquarters, which opens the parliamentary session to adopt the budget tomorrow November 2.

Let’s mention that the date of swearing-in coincides with the anniversary of his entry to the supreme magistracy in 1982. In that year, the Head of State had constitutionally replaced his predecessor Ahmadou Ahidjo, who had resigned. With this new election, Paul Biya begins a new seven-year term.

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