By Fai Cassian
According to Ni John Fru Ndi, Cameroon is a time-bomb that could be exploded at any given moment due to the dearth of justice. He also used the opportunity to sound a warning to SDF elected officials on their individualistic tendencies. Ni John Fru Ndi emphasized that SDF officials should function as a group of people and not a group of individuals given the numerous challenges. He used the story of the hen and the hawk to authenticate his argument. He said that the year 2013 was challenging for the party and that he admired the fighting spirit that reign. “The SDF was born with a fighting spirit” and Cameroonians he added are looking the party to effect the badly needed change in the country. Fru Ndi said that he was shocked that during the last twin elections, civil servants were buying votes like bread. He blamed the Biya regime for leaving the people in abject poverty so that they could manipulate them with few banknotes. He lamented that during the last elections some people printed voters’ registers, voters cards, and used all obnoxious means to rig elections.
In her speech, SDF Secretary General Elizabeth Tamanjong said that one of the priority projects of the SDF in 2014 will be to construct a befitting secretariat for the party. She reiterated the need for party officials to co-exist. She damned the electoral process in Cameroon adding that if biometric registrations are not accompanied by biometric voting the process will be null. She said that with the biometric system in place, there is the for a single ballot system.
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