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For the regional elections and Togo’s parliament, ECOWAS sends out forty observers

Apr 29, 2024 | 2023 Elections | 0 comments

Ahead of the parliamentary and regional elections in Togo scheduled for April 29, 2024, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has deployed a team of 40 observers to monitor the process.

The deployment was announced in a statement by the regional body, which revealed that the observation mission is led by Mrs. Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang, the former Vice-President of The Gambia.

According to the statement, the mission consists of ambassadors from ECOWAS Member States, representatives from the ECOWAS Court of Justice and Parliament, civil society organizations, media professionals, and election observation specialists from the West African region.

The deployment follows the provisions of Article 12 of the ECOWAS Supplementary Protocol on Democracy and Good Governance, which aims to support Member States in conducting their elections.

The observation mission’s mandate includes holding consultations with key stakeholders in the electoral process and monitoring the voting process leading up to April 29, 2024.

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