Sunday, February 5

UDP announces selection 92 candidates for Local Gov’t Elections

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The United Democratic Party Selection Committee met at Manjai Bureau from 29th – 30th December 2022 to select candidates for the 120 wards for the upcoming Local Government Elections.

A total of 92 Candidates were selected and confirmed across the 8 Administrative Areas.

Banjul – 9 Candidates

Kanifing – 19 Candidates

Brikama – 19

Kerewan – 12

Mansakonko – 11

Kuntaur – 3

Janjanbureh – 12

Basse – 7

The party encourages female participation in politics, so far 8 female candidates have been selected and confirmed:

Banjul – 3

Kanifing – 2

Brikama – 2

Mansakonko – 1

The process will continue for the remaining 28 wards and we are hopeful to have more female candidates.

Tombong Saidy

Administrative Secretary for Media and Communications

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