IEC announces New political party Registered
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
The body responsible for elections in The Gambia, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), has announce the emergence of a new political party.
A press release sent in by the IEC, and signed by its chairman - Alhaji Mustapha L Carayol, named the party as the Gambia Moral Congress. The full text of the release is as follows:
In accordance with Section 105 of Decree No. 78 of 1996, Gambia Moral Congress (GMC) has been registered as a bona fide political party in The Gambia.
The colour of the party is Red. The symbol is Eight White Stars, seven stars representing the seven regions of The Gambia and a star representing the unity of the people.
The party’s motto is: People Power for Human Rights and Economic Justice. The party leader and national executive chairman is Barrister Mai NK Fatty.