The political parties and Independent candidates who may appear for the 2021 presidential election have been called to appear before the IEC to be given dates for their nomination. Foroyaa has been asking for the dates from the IEC for each of the contestants without receiving any information. At least the PDOIS candidate has been informed that 3rd November is the date scheduled for the nomination of their candidate. He is to appear at 11.30am before the IEC Chairman to determine his qualification by examining all the relevant documents submitted by him.
Nomination is the first stage of knowing how many candidates will be contesting in the presidential election. The speculation will end once all the qualified contestants are declared by the IEC.
The countdown to election day has started. In the next 44 days the Gambian people will go to the polls. Presidential candidates are now crisscrossing the country in preparation for an unpredictable presidential election. Alliances of political parties are taking new turns. Time will soon tell who the next president of The Gambia would be. Foroyaa will be there to reveal the facts to you.