Mayoral, Councillorship elections slated

Monday, February 05, 2018

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), has announced April 12, 2018, as the date set for electing councilors for the 120 wards across the country, while mayoral is set for May 12, 2018.

In a press release sent to this medium, IEC said: “Sequel to the amendment of section 194 (c) Of the constitution of the Republic of The Gambia, the IEC will conduct the elections on two separate dates.

The election of councilors for the 120 wards across the country will be held on Thursday 12th april 2018 and the election to the offices of Mayor/Mayoress/Chairperson will be on Saturday 12th May 2018.

This decision was arrived at in consultation with the Political Parties who are among the primary stakeholders of the commission.”

Author: Momodou Jawo