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SDF Shadow Cabinet: Party Chair appoints challenger Minister

By Bakah Derick  The National Chairman of Cameroon's opposition party the Social Democratic Front (SDF) has appointed one of his principal challengers as member of the Shadow Cabinet.  Ni John Fru Ndi and Hon Fobi Nchinda Simon  Ni John Fru Ndi made public the surprise appointment of the immediate past member of parliament for Bamenda-Bali amongst others on Thursday 17 June 2022 though the decision is dated June 7. Also referred to as the Standing Committees as provided for in the SDF constitution, the Shadow Cabinet general is considered a government in waiting should the party take power. Those appointed into the cabinet have the duty to advice the party on issues in their areas of competence.  The appointment of Hon Fobi Nchinda Simon who is known to be a daring challenger of the Ntarikon strongman on several instances took many by surprise.  "To be honest with you, that is the major surprise in that appointment. You can see that many of those appoin