President Joseph Kabila has appointed PPRD Permanent Secretary, Emmanuel Ramazani as the candidate for the majority party in the upcoming presidential election.
The Afrinik elaborate the president of the DRC’s dolphin. Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary is former Minister of the Interior and Permanent Secretary of the PPRD. Originally from Maniema province in eastern DRC, Emmanuel Shadary will wear the colors of the Common Front for Congo (FCC), the new political coalition grouping the parties of the presidential majority.
Born in 1960 in Kasongo, he studied at the University of Lubumbashi at the Faculty of Social, Administrative and Political Sciences from where he graduated in 1987.
He then enters the University of Kinshasa where he finishes his third cycle in Political and Administrative Sciences.
He has been doing his doctorate since 2015.
Ramazani hails from Maniema, Father of 8 children, Mr. Shadary has a long professional experience.
Assistant and director general of higher and university education, actor of civil society in Maniema and the Sovereign National Conference, vice-governor, then governor of Maniema (1998-2001) under Laurent Desire Kabila.
Co-founder of the Party of the Deuple for Reconstruction and Democracy (PPRD) in 2002, he became National Executive Secretary in charge of the Electoral Process and Discipline from 2005 to 2015. He is elected National Deputy in the constituency of Kabambare in 2006 and 2011. During the same period, he was the Campaign Director of Presidential aspirant Joseph Kabila in Maniema.
First Vice-President of the PAJ Commission in the National Assembly (2006-2011), he will then assume the functions of President of the PPRD Parliamentary Group and Coordinator of the Parliamentary Majority in the lower house until today.
On May 17, 2015, he was appointed Deputy Secretary General of the PPRD by his Initiator, Joseph Kabila.