Ahead of the December 2021 polls the Independent Electoral Commission of The Gambia has today 30th October 2021 started the nomination process for Presidential Candidates.
The requirements for Nomination include: The person must be a Gambian Citizen of at least 30 years old with a minimum educational qualification of Senior Secondary School.
The candidate must have also been resident in the Gambia five years preceding 4th December 2021 and should be nominated by 5000 voters; at least 200 from each region.
The Presidential Candidate must also have sworn asset declaration with a tax clearance certificate and a deposit sum of D10,000. Other requirements include, a symbol, colour and photograph and strict adherence to IEC Code of Campaign Ethics
Today’s nomination schedule features Joseph H. Joof (Independent Candidate), Marie Sock Jobarteh (Independent Candidate), Alhaji Mamadi Kurang (Independent Candidate) and Mathew Gomez (Independent Candidate)