2018 POLL REESULT: MAURICE KAMTO THE BIG WINNER
cameroondailyjournal.com|The winner of the presidential election of October 7th will be known tomorrow, Monday October 22nd. The official results will be proclaimed by the Constitutional Council.
But in the meantime, Jeune Afrique, in a new issue to be published Monday, October 22, 2018 on newsstands devoted an article to the post-presidential election in Cameroon.
The paper is titled “Why Kamto did not lose”. In an interview broadcast this Sunday, October 21, 2018 on the antenna of RFI-Africa, François Soudan, Editorial Director of the famous panafrican weekly, explained why his newspaper preferred titled on the performance of Maurice Kamto, one of the nine candidates running for the succession of Paul Biya, outgoing president and candidate to his own estate.
“Pace that Maurice Kamto is the revelation of the poll. You know, Paul Biya did a campaign that lasted exactly 12 minutes and 20 seconds. It was the time of his meeting and his speech at Maroua. The one who actually appeared in the ballot was Maurice Kamto. Now, a victory in opinion or a breakthrough in opinion, even if the opponent has legal legitimacy, that does not mean much … It will be necessary that at age 64, Maurice Kamto, now finds his way, and he is now facing his political fate in the field of Paul Biya, “he analyzed.
24 hours after the vote of 07 October, Maurice Kamto had claimed victory, arousing strong reactions of power and “worshipers” Paul Biya, in power for 36 years.
According to the minutes of the National Commission General Census of Votes, the incumbent Paul Biya came at the top of the ranking after counting the ballots.