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Senegal’s Election One other Success Story in Ecowas After Liberia – Sandy

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Chairperson of the Regional Centre for Governance and Safety Coverage Initiative (RCGSP), Jonathan Sandy, has described the presidential ballot in Senegalese gained by Bassirou Faye as one other success story within the West Africa sub-region after the conduct of comparable ballot in Liberia.

Sandy, a member of a consortium of civil society organisations main the implementation of the newly launched Regional Residents Dialogue Programme on stopping and responding to UCG in West Africa, in assertion on Monday, famous that they have been classes to be learnt from the Senegal’s ballot.

“The folks and state establishments have efficiently uphold our shared values and rules as enshrined within the ECOWAS supplemtary protocol on democracy and good governance( 2001) – significantly rules associated to “The State and all its establishments belong to all residents ; due to this fact none of their selections and actions shall contain any type of discrimination, be it on an ethnic , racial , faith or regional foundation.”

“Therefore, a key lesson right here is the style by which the Senegalese state and democratic establishments have carried out themselves- the Constutional court docket, the nationwide electoral fee ( CENI) and the safety sector establishments. They’ve labored very exhausting to protect the integrity of Senegal’s electoral course of, resulting in a free, truthful , clear and accountable elections .

“The position of civil society organizations and the media , at each the nationwide and regional stage have been additionally exemplary- functioned on a non- partisan foundation.