Jun 17, 2009, 8:06 AM
Congratulations to the chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, Alhaji Mustapha L. Carayol, who has been invited by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) to participate in the IFES' 2008 U.S. Election Program from the1st to
Many around the globe viewed the
We urge chairman Carayol to observe closely the methodology involved in this vast exercise in democracy and bring valuable lessons back to The Gambia to be put into practice in future elections here.
According to a press release issued to this paper yesterday, the chairman will depart
The IFES' Election Program, the statement went on, will offer a range of educational and professional development opportunities for executives responsible for managing elections. U.S. Electoral experts will provide participants with an understanding of the
As a hallmark of this special program, participants will be taken on an exclusive tour of polling places throughout the
It sounds as though chairman Carayol will be given a rare treat during his visit we again congratulate him again and hope that he brings back a wealth of knowledge that we can use to hone our own democracy in The Gambia.