Friday, January 27

NPP set to select candidates for Local Gov’t Elections

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“Following the announcement of dates for the April and May, 2023 Local Government Elections of Wards , Area Council Chairmen and Mayors by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), The National People’s Party informs all its members, supporters and well wishers that applications are open to all those interested in vying for position of Ward Councilor, Regional Council Chairman or Mayor under the NPP ticket from 17th  to 24th January, 2023 for all categories.”

Applicants for Ward Councilor are to submit their application letters to their respective NPP Ward Chairperson, while applicants for Mayor and or Area Council Chairperson are to submit their applications to their respective NPP Regional Chairperson.

All applications must be accompanied by a copy of a valid Voters’ Card of the area of residence where the prospective candidate wishes to contest. All applicants must satisfy the constitutional and electoral law requirements to be eligible for election. 

The Party wishes to remind all members, supporters and well wishers to always uphold its principles of discipline, respect for the rule of law, democracy and political tolerance. All are equally urged to accept and rally behind successful applicants for a formidable campaign leading to a befitting election victory in both elections.

The following Wards are to be filled by NPP, APRC and NRP:

(1 )Banjul all Wards are to be filled by NPP

(2)KM: APRC will fill the following wards: 

Bundung 6 Junction 
Talinding North 
Ebo Town 
Kotu/Manjai Ward 

NPP will fill the rest of the Wards in KM

(3)West Coast Region (WCR)

APRC will fill all Foni Wards except : Sintet Ward and Bantanjang Ward to be filled by NPP 

APRC will fill:





NPP will fill the rest of the Wards in WCR.

(4) NBR: NPP will fill all the Wards. 

(5) CRR North : 

NRP will fill: Nianija, Njau, Kaur and Panchang Wards and NPP will fill in the rest.

(6) CRR South: NPP will fill in all the Wards  

(7) URR: NPP will fill in all the Wards  


(8) LRR: NPP will fill in all the Wards 

The Party wishes all a very peaceful Local Government Elections.”


Hon. Seedy SK NJIE

Deputy Spokesman, NPP.