In Côte d’Ivoire, less than a month before the presidential election, the last investment ceremony took place this Sunday in Abidjan. After Alassane Ouattara, Pascal Affi N’Guessan and Henri Konan Bedié, it is Kouadio Konan Bertin who formalized his presidential ambitions in front of his supporters.
as reported from Abidjan,
Candidate Kouadio Konan Bertin had made a risky effort, namely to fill the amphitheater at the Palais de la culture in Treichville: 2,500 seats. Bet raised. During the day, fans danced, excited, sang and cheered their graduate in a relaxed atmosphere, not to mention fearless at times.
To the music of DJ Arafat, Kouadio Konan Bertin, known as “KKB”, appeared in white and purple, the colors he chose to campaign. It was aimed primarily at young people and women. There were strong supporters in the audience, but many also came out of curiosity. “We do not really know him, we want to know what he offers,” Rose explained.
No call for civil disobedience
The speech was rather short, about twenty minutes, but the candidate had time to outline his program by presenting several measures in favor of young people and the most disadvantaged.
He also took the opportunity to comment on his recent exclusion from the PDCI. He condemned the “ego war, which has lasted too long”. “Ivorians are tired,” he told RFI at the microphone. On itcalls for civil disobedience Launched by several opposition parties, he also confirmed that he did not support actions that could strengthen divisions and provoke violence.