The candidate of the governing CPDM party Paul Biya cast his vote last sunday at the government bilingual primary school Bastos in Yaounde and was accompanied by his wife Mme Chantal Biya and son Frank Biya as Cameroonians went to the poll to vote for a new President. Shortly after exercising his civic responsibility, the President Paul Biya express satisfaction over the conduct of elections and hopes that the other candidates will respect the verdict of the poll.
It was a relaxed and confident Paul Biya who arrived the polling station at government bilingual primary school Bastos in Yaounde about midday Sunday accompanied by Mrs. Chantal Biya and Son Frank Biya. After observing all the protocol dispositions put in place and the directives given by ELECAM officials, Paul Biya and Chantal Biya about 12:05 PM went ahead to fulfilled their civic responsibility by voting for the next president of the Republic of Cameroon, who will role the country in the next seven years. President Paul Biya shortly after casting his vote revealed his sentiments. He said it was a sentiment of satisfaction for fulfilling his duty, because to elect the President of the Republic is a great responsibility. President Paul Biya observed that everything was moving well. He reiterated that it’s due to the responsibility attached. In his words he said all is going on well, no fighting, the campaign went on well. No hitches, he congratulated Cameroonians for the maturity displayed and wish they keep that sense of maturity when the results shall be published.
As to comment on the 2018 Presidential election represent to him incumbent President Paul Biya said, the election represents another phase of his service to the public which he is expected to discharge in his capacity as President. To him it is elected as President and believe that Cameroonians still have confidence in him. The Government Bilingual Primary School Bastos in Yaounde with seven polling stations count close to 2500 voters. The elections were closely monitored by an impressive number of national and international election observers as well as press Men and Women from local and foreign media. It should be noted that the nine Presidential candidates for the Presidential race together with other Cameroonians went to the poll yesterday to elect a new President. Some 6.5 million electorate for the 2018 Presidential election cast their votes in over twenty four thousands polling stations throughout the National territory. Cameroonians living abroad also cast their votes in polling stations set up by the country’s election management body ELECAM. The voting exercise ended at 6pm local time. Now Cameroonians should be expecting results proclamation in the next fifteen days by the constitutional council.