Benin
Benin

Aged 51, Ajavon who specializes in sale of foodstuffs, has been serving as the chairman of Benin National Council of Employers since 2005. He has support of about ten members of parliament opposed to the outgoing president.

Benin
Benin

If elected, he promised to be “the president of all Beninese people without discrimination in terms of region, ethnic group, gender, religion, political affiliation or professional class.”

This year’s presidential elections will be the sixth to be organized in Benin since the restoration of democracy in February 1990.

Some 4.7 million Beninese voters will be expected to turn out in polling stations on Feb. 28, for the first round of the presidential election, to elect the successor of current President Thomas Boni Yayi whose last constitutional term will on April 6, 2016. Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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