7 OCTOBER 2018 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: FIFTH SESSION AS OF RIGHT OF THE ELECTORAL BOARD

ELECAM board members satisfied with midway report presented by the Director General of Elections at the Mont Febe Hotel, during the fifth session as of right, in view of the election of the President of the Republic.

#237Vote:In accordance with Section 87 of the Electoral Code, the official launching of campaigns takes off on 22 September 2018. As a prelude to this major stage of the electoral process the fifth session as of right of the Electoral Board held on Tuesday, 18 September 2018 at 11 am at the Mont Febe Hotel, in view of the election of the President of the Republic. The goal of this session was to assess the progress level of activities related to electoral operations.

In this connection, the presentation of the Director General of Elections shed light on the progress of preparations for the upcoming 7 October presidential election. Board members praised the work so far carried out by the Directorate General of Elections. They also examined other issues notably the draft resolution establishing the composition of the National Commission for the Final Counting of Votes and the approval of the terms of reference for the field trip to be undertaken by Board Members from the 21 of September to 1 October 2018. At the end of this session, the Chairperson of the Electoral Board urged all the various stakeholders of the electoral process to exhibit a high sense of responsibility and also reiterated the determination of Elections Cameroon to guarantee Cameroonians a free, fair and transparent election.