Adama Pharaoh’s victory was announced by the head of the Independent Electoral Commission on Sunday evening. The outgoing president won with 53.2% of the vote, according to the overall results announced.
Commission Chairman Aliou Momer NG announced the results of the last volume to the press, “Adama Borough” Elected formally to serve as President of the Republic of Gambia .
The outgoing president won 458,519 (approximately 900,000 voters) or 53% of the total results announced. With 238,253 votes (27.7%) far ahead of its main rival and former mentor Ousainou Darboe.
Our Special Correspondent in Panchul, Charlotte Idrack Went to a meeting of supporters of the head of state, where there is a festive atmosphere. Large crowds gathered in McCarthy Square near the Presidential Palace. A platform was set up in the open air. Music, whistles, cries of joy, dances: A long night of celebration is announced for the supporters of the outgoing president.
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The wait for results is long, Area figures are announced in the dropper from Saturday evening. The final results were finally announced at 9pm local time. Prior to the official announcement of the overall results, Ousainou Darboe, along with two other candidates, Mammah Kandeh and Essa Mbaye Faal, issued a statement condemning the delay in the process, while calling for the activists to calm down. . We are thinking of what to do next.
This victory for Adama Pharaoh marks his second term in office since he came to power in 2016. For this one round of elections, many Gambians voted on Saturday. According to Election Commission data, nearly 89% of voters cast ballots. The ballot looks like a political test for this young democracy holding its first pluralistic referendum since the fall of Yahya Jammeh.
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