Chad's presidential election begins as President Idriss Debby seeks an extension

Chad’s presidential election begins as President Idriss Debby seeks an extension

Polling stations are set to open on Sunday for Chad’s presidential election with incumbent President IdrissDeby one of the best voters.

Election to the following falling across Chad on Sunday for presidential elections, which on independence by IdrissDeby to looga expected to increase the sentence to three years, although it is to produce the symptoms of rejection and criticism of how he manages oil assets.

Deby and his wife were the first to cast their ballots at a polling station in the Central African capital N’Djamena early Sunday.He won the 1996 and 2001 elections again before pushing for a constitutional change in 2018 that could allow him to remain in power until 2033.

In the capital, Ndjama, Afrikaansws correspondent Joel Kouam said: “The first polling stations were open until 7:00 am in the capital Ndjamena where we are. “7.4 million voters have been called to the polls to identify seven candidates, including incumbent President IdrissDeby.

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“The offices have been opened behind us but there was not a lot of people still gathered in the morning at 7:00, but those who have already fulfilled their obligations to civil expect that a very large number of out. He relied heavily on the powers of state radio and one of the most powerful military forces in the region to maintain power. He said he recently knew in advance that he would win again “as I have done in the 30 years since the news was published”.

Other candidates in Sunday’s election include 55-year-old former Prime Minister Albert PahimiPadacke, and Felix NialbeRomadoumngar, 64, who is officially the “leader of development” as his URD party has eight seats in the National Assembly.LydieBeassemda, 54, a former agriculture minister, is the most shocking woman running for president in Chad’s history.

Seven other candidates have been rejected by the Supreme Court and three have resigned, including long-serving politician Salah Kebzabo, who has resigned from the violent protests.