//The ruling party in Ivory Coast wants Ouattara to seek a third term

The ruling party in Ivory Coast wants Ouattara to seek a third term

Ivory Coast’s ruling party, RHDP, wants outgoing President Alassane Ouattara to contest as its candidate for October presidential polls.

The choice comes on the lower back of the demise of Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly, who was once the party’s flagbearer for the polls. Coulibaly died a week after returning from France the place he received scientific attention.

In an interview with French broadcaster, RFI; the party’s govt secretary Adama Bictogo said the president was quality positioned to win and united the party. Though Ouattara is but to remark on the problem Bictogo says he need to take delivery of the party’s position in order to keep away from any fractures.

Ouattara had announced his departure early this yr when the birthday celebration nominated Coulibaly as his successor. Coulibaly died due to cardiac issues at a cabinet meeting.

Coulibaly was once buried after an eight-day mourning period. The funeral used to be attended by means of a quantity of leaders from the West African region.

(AFP)