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IEC to conduct Niamina West by-elections

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Edition: Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 12:43 AM

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The Niamina West Constituency by -elections was set to take place in April to elect a new representative of the people after the death of Hon. Demba Sowe but was later postponed by the IEC.

According to the Commission, this is in accordance with Section 19 subsection 3 of the 1997 Constitution of The Gambia and Section 84 of the Elections Act.

Meanwhile, the by-election for Kerr Jarga Ward in the Jokadu Constituency in Kerewan Area Council is slated to take place on the same date pursuant to section 23 of the Local Government Act.

The release further states that candidates can collect nomination papers from Janjangbureh and Kerewan Regional Offices or the Election House from 5 October 2020 to Saturday 24 October 2020.

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