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“In accordance with sections 42 and 52 of the Elections Act, Yerro Jallow from The Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) and Birom J.S. Sowe from National People’s Party (PPP) were duly nominated to contest for the position of National Assembly Member for Niamina West Constituency,” said IEC.
Elsewhere, Momodou Sillah from United Democratic Party (UDP), Yama Cham, Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC); Awa Gaye, National People’s Party (NPP) and Wuyeh Jarra, Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) were also duly nominated to contest for the position of Councilor for Kerr Jarga Ward.
According to the Electoral Commission, in accordance with section 53, subsection (2)(a) of the said act, both elections will take place on 7th November 2020 in order to fill the positions of NAM for Niamina West Constituency in the Central River Region and Councilor for Kerr Jarga Award in the Kerewan Area Council.
In a press conference held yesterday at the Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara Conference Center amid preparations for this year's Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) summit to be held in The Gambia, the Chief Executive Officer of OIC, Yankuba Dibba, revealed that there is no date slated for the conference and the residential hotel that should be accommodating the delegates.
The chief justice of The Gambia, His Lordship Assan B. Jallow, during a colloquium forum at the Sir Dawda Kairaba Conference Centre, assured that the judiciary is strongly committed to ensuring there is access to justice for everyone and to simplify the legal procedures involved for the ordinary Gambian.
Mr. Cherno Marena, former solicitor general and Legal Secretary, on Thursday, 25 March 2021 told the TRRC that the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) of The Gambia should be strengthened for a more vibrant judiciary.