More than a million and a half people protested Thursday in Conakry to demand local elections. Balance sheet, one dead and three injured.
The UFDG market was a sort of double challenge between the opposition and the Government on the one hand and the other a bet with other parties such as the BL, the ADF and others.
The lesson we could draw from this market is UFDG hoped also more people than what has been seen, the power believed to play the cat and the mouse, but he has led the population to exercise the public-spiritedness and the challenge to the invective.
As for the other parties who had preferred to sit back and let the party of Cellou Dalein fend alone, they didn’t on their behalf. In a thousand Word, the boomerang was in all the camps. It doesn’t help to continue this arm wrestling. Apart from the electoral code and the provisions taken to expedite a schedule, there are also claims about the high cost of living, on corruption, insecurity and what else.
If these problems were solved, there are always enacted electoral code, which will remain a dispute in the sense that it will eliminate many smaller parties, which inevitably will disappear from the political scene to leave place to the two, three or four major parties within which, as we will see in the future, will be the only actors on the political scene in Guinea.
This not very Catholic game, there will be another more dismal problem: If the district heads were to be chosen and designated in proportion to sectionals, the problem of legitimacy will arise unerringly at the base. Who will have more fiefdoms?