In Burkina Faso, the submission of candidacies for the presidential election on November 22 has been closed since yesterday Friday at midnight. The Independent National Electoral Commission received 23 cases. Among the graduates are three women and several independent. On October 10, Ceni will announce the official list of candidates for the presidential election.
with our correspondent in Ouagadougou
On the receipt list of files, we find the heavyweights from politics in Burkina Faso such as Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, the current president and Zephirin Diabré, the opposition leader who came in second in 2015 and who believes his candidacy is part of a reconstruction process.
Eddie Komboïgo, candidate for the former ruling party, Gilbert Noël Ouedraogo from ADF / RDA, both failed in 2015 to have supported the project to change the constitution, also submitted their case files as Tahirou Barry, Ablassé Ouedraogo and Kadré Désiré Ouedraogo, former president of ECOWAS Commission.
Yacouba Isaac Zida, former Prime Minister of the transition, lawyer Ambroise Farama, teacher-researcher Abdoulaye Soma, Do Pascal Dessouda, a star speaker on public television, also intends to conquer the Kossyam Palace.
Yeli Monique Kam from the movement to the Renaissance in Burkina Faso, teacher-researcher Justine Coulidiati and Korotimi Goretti are the three women among the 23 potential candidates.
Some files are incomplete. On October 10, the Election Commission will publish the official list of candidates for the presidential election on November 22.