Elections Cameroon has rejected five lists out of the forty two lists of candidates submitted for the March 25th Senatorial elections in Cameroon. One list of the Social Democratic Front in the Center Region was withdrawn, making it a total of thirty six lists validated by the elections governing body.
The eight political parties to take part in the senatorial elections across the ten regions of the country were made public in a press declaration in Yaounde presided over by the President of the electoral board of the elections management body Enow Abrahams Egbe.
The National Union for Democracy and Progress NUDP and the Cameroon Peoples’ Democratic Movement Party will be taking part in the Senatorial Elections across the ten regions of Cameroon.
The Social Democratic Front Party submitted six lists of Candidates for the Senatorial Elections; and after withdrawing one from the Centre Region, only Candidates for the Adamawa, Littoral, North West, South West, West Regions of Cameroon will be taking part in the elections.
The ANDP will take part in the senatorial in the Far North, the Littoral, the South West Regions. The list of candidates of the Cameroon Democratic Union of Adamu Ndam Njoya has been retained in the Littoral, North West and West Regions; the UPC in the Center Region, the National Salvation Front Party of Issa Tchiroma Bakari in the North Region, the UMS Party in the West Region of the Country.
Parties whose files have been rejected have few days to file an appeal to the Constitutional Council as stipulated in article 129 of the Electoral Code.
It should be noted that Issa Tchiroma Bakari of the National Salvation Front Party is still reported sick in a Hospital in Yaounde and rumours have it that he is afraid to get well because of the Operation Sparrow hawk taking place in the Country.