Gambias most respected politician the Honorable Halifa Sallah has been cleared by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC).
This means having fulfilled all the requirements for nomination Halifa Sallah joins President Adama Barrow, Opposition Leader Ousainu Darboe and three others to run for President in the 4th December 2021 election.
According to Alieu Momarr Njai, Returning Officer and Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission,
“Halifa Baboucarr Sallah’s nomination is hereby accepted in accordance with section 46(1) of the Elections Act.”
During nomination the 68-year-old veteran politician noted that he has reached the pinnacle of his participation in politics in the country. Therefore, he will help the next generation position themselves for development. He confirmed that this is the last time he will be seeking an elected political office.