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Akere Muna pulls out of Presidential race, calls on Cameroonians to vote for Maurice Kamto

Maurice Kamto

Akere Muna has called on Cameroonians to vote for the flag bearer of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement Maurice Kamto at Sunday’s Presidential election.

He made the call on Friday in a release signed by his spokes person Paul Mahel, using the opportunity to announce he is withdrawing from the race to throw his weight behind Maurice Kamto.

Akere Muna who held lengthy discussions with Maurice Kamto on Friday in Garoua said he took the decision to back Kamto for the general interest of the nation.

“I decided to withdraw my candidacy for the presidential election of October 7th, for the benefit of Mr. Maurice Kamto whom I call to support,” Akere Muna said in a statement

“I firmly believe that the future of Cameroon is the top priority and is worth every personal sacrifice. Our personal ambitions come second. Only a union of forces of the main candidates can overcome the Biya regime.

“I invite all my supporters to vote Mr KAMTO next Sunday so that finally our country can experience a political change, worthy of the proud and intelligent people that we are.

Maurice Kamto and Akere Muna are now set to appear at a grand rally on Saturday in Douala though the flight that was expected to take them off from Garoua was cancelled.

Cameroonians go to the polls on Sunday to elect a new President as incumbent Paul Biya,86, seeks a seventh consecutive term in office.

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