Cameroon sets aside 50 billion FCFA as budget for 2018 presidential elections

The Republic of Cameroon will set aside 50 billion FCFA as budget for 2018 presidential elections , legislative, senatorial and municipal elections.

State owned newspaper Cameroon Tribune reporting on the subject of new finance law for 2018 said, Ferdinand Ngoh Ngoh, the secretary-general of the presidency of the republic, instructed the secretary-general of the Prime Minister’s office to raise increase the budget of elections in Cameroon from 35 to 50 billion FCFA (77,524,508 euros).

News of this increase of 15 billion fcfa alafnet.com understands is coming at time when the Cameroon parliament has been in session since Nov. 14th to review the budget for the year 2018.

With the presidential elections in the country scheduled for October 2018, Maurice kamto ,Magarri Bello Bouba, Deudonne Mballa,Akere Muna,Garga Haman Haji are amongst the eleven who have already announced their intention to challenge Paul Biya for the office of the president of Cameroon .

By Edmond Tambe


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