IEC Renews commitments to conduct free, fair, and transparent elections

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IEC Chairman, Alieu Momor Njie

The Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, Alieu Momarr Njie, has renewed the IEC’s Pledge to conduct free, fair and transparent elections in the upcoming April 15th councilors and May 28th Mayoral and chairpersons polls.

The electoral commission recently conducted an engaging capacity-building program to assist returning officers, and other election staff in achieving this goal.

“Successful elections cannot be held without well-trained polling officers,” the IEC chairman noted.

He said elections are a complex process that requires the participation of several players.

“Thus, it is important that election staff are fully converted to the rules and conduct of an election,” chairman Njie emphasizes.

The veteran chairman believes the training is paramount to the upcoming elections, thus unveiling that The commission remains committed to conducting free, fair, and transparent polls based on Democratic principles and practices.

The content of the training exercise includes voting, counting, and coalition, aiming to conduct free, fair, and transparent elections.

The elections will be conducted across all the one hundred and twenty-one wards except for the Balangarr ward, without any opposition.

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