According to the journalist of the newspaper La Tribune de l’Est, the leading opposition party in Cameroon will merge into the current government. Chantal Roger Tuile speaking on antennas of STV television Thursday night predicted that the SDF will have 7 ministers amongst whom will be its 1st vice-president Joshua Osih.He was the guest of the show Entretien Avec presented by Dipita Tongo.
Tile indicates that among those who will enter in to the government of president Paul Biya is Joshua Osih, the first national vice-president of the SDF. he went further to predict an unfortunate fate for Maïgari Bello Bouba , the national president of the National Union for Democracy and Progress(UNDP). According to the editor of the newspaper La Tribune de l’Est, the current minister of tourism and recreation will be ejected from government.
If this information of Chantal Roger Tuile are confirmed, it would be the first time in almost 27 years of existence that the SDF that it is entering into government. In 2014, the party set conditions to enter in to government. Then,Joshua Osih indicated that the SDF wants to enter the government only by elections and not by appointments.
He however said, that “this does not exclude the fact that for political reasons we may be led to envisage the possibility of our entering into the government framework for public safety to get Cameroon out of the deep crisis in which We are and that was also recognized by Mr. Biya at his address to the nation on 31 December last. At the moment, the government has not officially contacted the SFS for entry to the government, “Osih added .