executives of the party of ex-president Kaboré resign en masse

executives of the party of ex president Kabore resign en masse

In Burkina Faso, 17 members of the national executive office and a hundred executives left the People’s Movement for Progress, the former ruling party, in a letter addressed to Alassane Bala Sakandé, head of training for the former -President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré. The creation of a new party is not on the agenda, according to one of the resigners, but he assures that other waves of resignations are expected in the Burkinabe political landscape.

With our correspondent in Ouagadougou, Yaya Boudani

Among those who resigned from the People’s Movement for Progress (MPP), there are members of the national executive bureau and the national political bureau. There are also several former ministers, such as the former head of diplomacy Alpha Barry, the former Minister of Energy Bachir Ismael Ouedraogo or the former Minister Delegate for Territorial Administration Madjara Sagnon Tou, as well as former MPs.

This second wave of resignations follows an audit which revealed dysfunctions within the party, according to a former member of the MPP’s national executive office: ” The audit revealed major shortcomings both at the organizational level and at the level of camaraderie. Clanism and division had taken over “, Regrets this source.

These now ex-militants of the MPP accuse Alassane Bala Sakandé, the president of the party, of having exploited certain militants. This in order to question the conclusions of the report of the ad hoc commission and to oppose the holding of a congress with a view to the renewal of the organs of the party.

Instead of continuing to work in a crab basket, it is smarter to assert our ideas and skills independently of our mentors “, and move towards a new dynamic beyond clans, regions and ethnic groups, underlines our source.

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