The local elections scheduled for December 1st have just been returned. A referral that comes from a consensus between civil society and political parties, drawn up in the framework of the political dialogue led by General Mamadou Niang.
For Sheikh Sar of the Presidential Movement, "it was decided that in the face of everything we want to do in the electoral process, local elections need to be postponed in order to have time to evaluate and review the entire electoral process, and even to inspect an electoral file, used during the presidential election. "
The political class
Gniak Dorinjo's leader added that "since all this takes plenty of time to do the job normally, the entire political class and civil society have agreed to return the local elections to the date we choose together."
"We want to reconsider things so there is no more misunderstanding during the elections. So everyone will agree with the electoral rules and the one the Senegalese have chosen can lead peacefully, "said Sheikh Sar. He also believes that "this is a consensus, we have agreed upon discussions between all the participants."
The former mayor of Guédiawaye gives details of the discussions he has begun for several days. "Those who did not agree were the first to make the proposal. Then the majority, the opposition and civil society expressed their opinion on the subject. And after the discussions, we agreed, "he says.