The Board Chair of Elections Cameroon was speaking at the Ndop Council Branch Head of Elections Cameroon, Thursday 03, September 2015. He was on a routine contact tour to know the realities on the field. According to Cameroons’ electoral laws, the annual revision of the electoral register ends at midnight on the 31st of August. His tour was thus timely, coming at a time when the annual revision exercise of electoral registers have ended.
the Chairman said a total of 36.118 people have been newly registered with 30.454 of them youths. “13635 cards collected by their rightful owners, 1379 names expunged and 1744 modifications made. In terms of population density, Dr Fokam Azu’u presented Ngoketunjia with 3.073 newly registered voters while Mezam has the highest in registration with 15.766, newly registered.
On what will now happen, the Chairman presented a calendar of activities which indicates that by the 5th of September, Council branches are expected to forward the registers to the Divisions. Latest October 10, the provisional list should be available at all council branches for verification. Between September 20 to November 9, he added ELECAM will be open to receive complains from political parties. From November 10, the corrected list will be forwarded to Divisional Heads and by December 10, all information should be in the ELECAM collation center in Yaounde. At this level Dr Fokam indicated that the list will be consolidated and made public as per the law including names from the diaspora. While encouraging everyone to get registered the Chairman noted that after death, the only thing that puts all Cameroonians at the same level with the president of the Republic is voting consequently all should be proud to be part of the process.