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Ivory Coast ruling party nominates Ouattara as its candidate

Ivory Coast ruling party nominates President Alassane Ouattara as its presidential candidate to seek the third term in October 31 elections.

Ivory Coast ruling party nominates Ouattara as its candidate www.africanstand.com
His party wants him to run, but the President of Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara, has decided to reserve his decision to seek a third mandate for now.

(African Stand) — Ivory Coast’s decision RHDP party assigned President Alassane Ouattara to look for re-appointment, yet he is retaining a choice on looking for a third term.

Without shock, the president’s RHDP party formally named him as an up-and-comer during a show in Abidjan on Wednesday.

Prior this year, the 76-year old Ouattara spoke of turning over the administration rules to another age.

Ouattara’s plans to bow out may have changed when his prime minister and preferred successor Amadou Gon Coulibaly passed on of heart failure recently.

During a tribute to Coulibaly, the president said he required the opportunity to choose if he would consider looking for re-appointment.

Ouattara could report his choice on running again during an arranged discourse to the country on August 6.

Resistance bunches in Ivory Coast restrict Ouattara expanding his 10-year rule, referring to the third term in office would be unlawful.

Voters are relied upon to pick the nation’s next president on October 31.

Esther Kamara

Written by Esther Kamara

Esther Kamara is a reporter at African Stand, covering the West African region with stories on politics and how it intersects with business, innovation, startups, and culture. She graduated from Kwame Nkrumah University with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology.

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