Presidential election in Congo-B: opponent Parfait Kolélas receives support from RDD

Guy-Brice Parfait Kolelas (left) and Jean-Jacques Serge Yhombi Opango greet each other after signing the agreement, in Brazzaville, February 27, 2021. © Loïcia Martial / RFI

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The presidential election takes place on March 21 and the campaign officially begins on March 5.

Ranked second in 2016, the 60-year-old opponent Guy-Brice Parfait Kolélas is back to battle.

Yesterday, Saturday, February 27, he concluded a government agreement with the Rally for Democracy and Development (RDD) of the late former President Jacques Joachim Yhombi-Opango.


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With our correspondent in Brazzaville,

Loïcia Martial

In the largest room of the congress center, full to the brim, the activists of the Union of Humanist Democrats (UDH-Yuki) of

Guy-Brice Parfait Kolélas

, all or almost all dressed in white, greeted the agreement signed before their eyes with the RDD, represented by its interim president, Jean-Jacques Serge Yhombi-Opango who took the floor immediately after signing.


Our current alliance logically fits into the register of free and peaceful democratic alternation

 ", he declared.

Determined more than ever the former minister, gone to the opposition, Guy-Brice Parfait Kolélas explained why he was still committed after the failure of 2016. "

I am a candidate to bring change to the Congo

", t -he says.

The candidate of the UDH-Yuki unveiled a social project focused on decentralization and passed instructions to secure the vote to his activists.


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