The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), H.E Hissein Brahim Taha, congratulates the Gambian people for the peaceful presidential election held on 4 December. 

The Secretary General extends his warmest congratulations to President Adama Barrow on his re-election.

He expresses satisfaction with the overall conduct of the presidential election, commends all the stakeholders for their commitment to further deepening democratic governance in their country.

He 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 Secretary General underlines the importance to continue to cooperate 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.

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