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Cameroonian MP files complaint against President Biya for holding dual rolesNDC Running Mate: Kofi Adams congratulates Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang

Cameroonian Member of Parliament, Jean-Michel Nintcheu, has filed a complaint against President Paul Biya, accusing him of holding ‘cumulative functions’ in violation of the country’s laws.

Nintcheu reiterated that Biya is operating simultaneously as President of the Republic of Cameroon and National President of the Cameroon People’s Democratic Movement (CPDM) party, which he deems illegal.

Nintcheu, a prominent political figure and former member of the Social Democratic Front (SDF), who now leads his own party, the FCC, asserts that holding both positions by Biya is unconstitutional.

In a viral video, he demanded Biya either resign as President of the Republic or relinquish his role as National President of the CPDM.

‘Either Mr. Biya resigns as President of the Republic to maintain his position as National President of the CPDM, or he resigns as National President of the CPDM and remains President of the Republic,’ Nintcheu stated firmly.

Furthermore, reports indicate that Nintcheu has also lodged a c
omplaint against Ferdinand Ngoh Ngoh, Minister of State and Secretary General at The Presidency of The Republic, alleging usurpation of the office of President of the Republic.

Both President Biya and Secretary General Ngoh Ngoh have yet to respond to the complaints filed against them by the Member of Parliament.

The legal action taken by Nintcheu has sparked debates across the country, drawing attention to the issue of dual roles within the government and political party leadership.

This development adds to the political tension in Cameroon, where concerns over governance and accountability have been mounting in recent years.

Source: Cameroon News Agency

Mr Kofi Adams, Member of Parliament for Buem Constituency in the Oti Region, has congratulated Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang on her confirmation as Running Mate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).

He expressed confidence in Prof Opoku-Agyemang’s ability to bring wisdom, compassion and innovative ideas to the NDC presidential campaign, adding that she was an ‘exceptional choice’ for the role.

‘Your passion for addressing the needs of our citizens and building a better future for all is truly inspiring. As you embark on this journey, know that you have the support and admiration of many who believe in your ability to make a positive impact and lead with integrity,’ Mr Adams said in a press statement.

He praised the Professor’s experience, integrity and vision, adding that she was a ‘beacon of hope for those seeking genuine leadership and representation’ in the country’s political landscape.

‘I am confident that with your leadership alongside candidate John Dramani Mahama, our country stands to
benefit from your dedication, compassion and strategic vision. Your nomination is a reflection of the trust placed in your abilities to lead our nation towards a brighter future for all citizens,’ Mr Adam noted.

The NDC National Executive Committee (NEC) confirmed Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang as Running Mate to Mr John Dramani Mahama for the 2024 presidential elections after a meeting on Thursday, March 7, 2024 in Accra.

Professor Opoku-Agyemang had since indicated preparedness to help the Party win the elections and also serve the nation with dignity and integrity.

Source: Ghana News Agency