Aug 19, 2011, 2:07 PM
The Vice-President, Dr. Isatou Njie-Saidy, has called on the presidential candidates in the forthcoming
Vice-President Njie-Saidy made this remark yesterday at a meeting held at the Kairaba Beach Hotel in Kololi, where representatives of political parties and presidential candidates of the
The meeting was held in
Vice President Njie-Saidy asserted that President Jammeh is always very concerned about the situation in
"We should all be concerned about the instability, the state of democracy and human rights in
She further stated that all religious leaders and the National Assembly Members of Guinea-Bissau have a role to play. She noted that "they are part of the solution as they are part of the problem".
"Please respect the voice of the people, the outcome of the election because the people would decide in the final analysis," she added
She also challenged the
The preamble of the MOU states:
"We, the leaders of the governing party, being the governing party in Guinea Bissau, and other parties, registered by the Comisao National Electoral (National Electoral Commission) for the purpose of contesting election, do hereby agree to put the past behind us, and in the higher interest of Guinea Bissau, to work constructively towards national reconciliation and the consolidation of democracy, respect for human rights, the rule of law and good governance in Guinea Bissau."
Other speakers at the occasion included Mr. Ousaman Sonko, Minister of Interior, Ismaila Sambou, Minister of Local Government and Lands, Mustapha Carayol, Chairman of the