The sudden acceleration of history in Burkina has not silenced the internal quarrels which divide the Congress for Democracy and Progress (CDP), the former party of Blaise Compaoré, ousted from power in october 2014. For several months, two camps have been arguing over its management, and it is a decision of the Ouagadougou High Court, dated October 17, which has added fuel to the fire.
Respect for the texts
On the one hand, the so-called historical wing, led by Achille Tapsoba, who advocates absolute loyalty to Blaise Compaoré, in exile in Côte d’Ivoire. On the other, that known as the renovators, led by Eddie Komboigo. On December 18 and 19, 2021, the latter organized a congress at the end of which he was brought to the head of the party. But his opponents contest the regularity of this designation, affirming that the texts of the CDP have not been respected and that the results of the said congress are therefore null and void. Since then, Achille Tapsoba has constantly demanded the departure d’Eddie Komboïgo.
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