The independent electoral commission has started issuing nomination forms for interested candidates for the Niamina West by-election.
A statement issued by the commission indicated that, “Nomination Forms will be issued out to prospective candidates from Monday March 2nd to Monday March 30th 2020,” adding “These forms are free of charge and can be collected from Election House at Bertil Harding Highway or IEC Janjangbureh Regional Office.”
The Nomination of Candidates is slated for Monday 30th March 2020. The by-election to fill the vacant seat of National Assembly Member for Niamina West Constituency in the Janajangbureh Administrative area is slated for Thursday April 16th 2020.
This by-election is necessitated by the demise of Honorable Demba Sowe, the erstwhile National Assembly Member of the said Constituency, which occurred on Friday, 24th January 2020 in Casablanca in the Kingdom of Morocco.
Hon. Sowe was in 2017 elected as the National Assembly member for Niamina West after he won the legislative elections under GDC ticket.