President confirms he will stand


President Yayi Boni confirmed on Saturday that he would stand for a second term in the Presidential election to be held on 27 February 2011. The President addressed his supporters in the Friendship Staium for about an hour and talked about the successes of the government.

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Another candidate for the presidential election with a website is Abdoulaye Bio Tchane;
Meanwhile leader of The Nationalist Party, Irené Agossa, a confirmed presidential candidate speaking on ‘Showdown’ has said that he wants to limit the size of the Cabinet to 21 Ministers, review the microcredit programme, broaden the tax base and introduce reforms to the economic and political governance.

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