The president of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), Dr. Kodi Mahamat Bam, said Sunday evening that the presidential election in Chad on April 10 and 11, 2021 was held in peace, transparency and tranquility in all 22,874 polling stations across the country.
Despite the boycott that hovered over the presidential election in Chad, it took place in peace, transparency and tranquility in all 22,874 polling stations across the country, according to the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), Dr. Kodi Mahamat Bam. The latter welcomed the « maturity of the people through a large participation ».
Dr. Kodi Mahamat Bam also congratulated all candidates for the electoral campaign « marked by respect and political maturity ». However, incidents were noted in three polling stations in the 7th district of N’Djamena, according to the statement of the CENI. It denounces a desire to undermine the peace of the ballot.
During a press briefing in N’Djamena on Monday, the observation mission of experts from the CEMAC zone declared that the presidential election in Chad was free, democratic, transparent, fair, regular and well organised. According to the mission, the 10 and 11 April 2021 elections met international norms and standards.
The mission also praised the greatness of the Chadian people and congratulated the CENI for its demonstrated professionalism. The mission of 17 international observers deployed its observers to monitor the presidential election throughout Chad. It was led by Bonaventure Mbaya, a former minister of the Republic of Congo Brazzaville and an electoral expert.