OIC Secretary General Hissein Brahim Taha
Jeddah (UNA-OIC) – Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Hissein Brahim Taha congratulated the people of the Republic of The Gambia on the peaceful presidential election held in the West African nation on December 4.
The Secretary-General extended his warmest congratulations to President Adama Barrow on his re-election. He also expressed satisfaction with the overall conduct of the presidential election, commending all the stakeholders for their commitment to further deepen democratic governance in the Gambia.
Taha paid special tribute to the electorate for coming out peacefully to exercise their right in choosing their leader. He also praised the National Electoral Commission for the measures put in place to ensure a transparent and credible electoral voting process.
The OIC chief underlined the importance of continued cooperation with the National Electoral Commission, to respect the will of the people as expressed in the vote, and to resort to constitutional means to address any grievances that may arise from the poll.