Gabon is the next presidential election in a year, but the country is already entering the atmosphere of the pre-election campaign. On Saturday, the outgoing president, Ali Bongo Ondimba, announced that he would be there as if to say that he would be a candidate in a meeting held in Libreville for the 54th anniversary of Gabon’s Democratic Party, the CEO, the party in power. .
as reported from Libreville, Yves-Laurent Goma
In a beige ensemble, President Ali Bongo Ondimba entered the room where the meeting was held without his cane, to the ovation of his activists. When he spoke, Ali Bongo Ondimba did not hide his joy at finding his militants: “Four years already, that we had not had the opportunity to meet here as a family. Personally, I have been through terrible trials. Today I have definitely and completely overcome the.”
“I would be there with you, for you” And then President Ali Bongo Ondimba drew his future: “Dear comrades, 2023 is fast approaching. I would be there with you. I would be there with you, for you. The only one the way out will be victory, a clear, clear and undeniable victory. “
At age 63, Ali Bongo came to power after an early presidential election in August 2009 following the death of his father Omar Bongo, who ruled Gabon for 41 years. Re-elected in 2016, Ali Bongo can run for re-election indefinitely according to the constitution that was revised in 2017.
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