Incumbent President Paul Biya, 85, has announced his candidature for the presidential election of 7 October. Biya declared his candidature via his twitter account today July 13, 2018.
He post on his twitter account that "Conscious of the challenges that we must together face for an even more united, stable and prosperous Cameroon, I agree to respond favorably to your urgent appeals. I will be your candidate in the next presidential election”
Paul Biya will seek a new term in the presidential election of October 7th. For several months, supporters of the ruling CPDM presented him as the "natural candidate". To his suporters, President Biya is the best candidate for the top job.
Reports say Jean Nkuete, Secretary General of the CPDM deposited President Biya documents at Elections Cameroon today barely few hours after the Twitter declaration. On the other hand, Isa Tchiroma of FSNC also posted on his twitter account that his party is in support of President Biya candidature.
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