The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres has called on all stakeholders to exercise restraint before, during and after the election in Cameroon.
In a statement issued by his deputy spokesperson, the UN scribe condemned all acts of intimidation and said solutions to the Anglophone crisis can only be derived through an inclusive dialogue.
“As Cameroon prepares for presidential elections on 7 October, the Secretary-General encourages all Cameroonians to exercise their democratic right and calls for a peaceful, credible and inclusive process.
The Secretary-General calls on all stakeholders to exercise restraint before, during and after the election. He also urges all candidates to address any complaints related to the electoral process through established legal and constitutional channels.
The Secretary-General condemns all threats of violence or acts of intimidation by any group and reiterates that all grievances should be addressed through an inclusive dialogue. The United Nations stands ready to provide support in this regard”.
Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General