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Obituary Announcement:  Mustapha L. Carayol


It is with great sadness that the Commission informs the public of the demise of Alh. Mustapha L. Carayol, former Chairman of the IEC. He died peacefully at his residence in Kanifing Estate.

Mr Carayol served the Commission diligently as a member since the inception of the Provisional Independent Electoral Commission (PIEC) in 1995 until he retired from the IEC in 2016.

This sad news is extended to the President of The Republic of The Gambia and the Government, the Speaker and Members of the National Assembly, Leaders of All Political Parties, Interparty Committee, CSO’s, Media houses, development partners , Chiefs and opinion leaders and the general public.

The Commission and  staff of the IEC  would like to express heartfelt condolences to the Carayol, Bensouda, Sarr, Joof and Sarkis families in Banjul and in the Diaspora for the untimely loss of their beloved father, husband, uncle and grandfather, who was an exemplary leader.

May his  gentle soul rest in peace.

Alieu Momarr Njai


10th July, 2024








Obituary Announcement: Mustapha L. Carayol