Even though only results from 17 constituencies (out of 53) have been declared by the IEC, the TAT by 11 am learned that the NPP is inviting all supporters to a victory celebration on Sunday afternoon at McCarthy Square in Banjul.
The political party of the incumbent, President Adama Barrow is claiming that based on the election results received directly from its agents at the polling centers, it has won the election.
Counting on the spot of the votes cast in the presidential election got underway immediately at the polling centers countrywide, when the polls closed on Saturday at 5pm.
The results announced so far show voter turnout was high, at around 80 percent and above.
After voting in Banjul on Saturday morning, NPP candidate Adama Barrow was confident of victory, and declared to reporters that his supporters will celebrate in the next 24 hours.
“We’ll never lose this election; this election will be the biggest landslide in the history of this country,” as evident, he said, from the “unprecedented support” at his campaign rallies.
He also described the reported huge voter turnout at the polling centers as “good for the Gambia”.