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In Memory of Alhagie Mustapha L Carayol:

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Alhagie Mustapha L Carayol, the esteemed former Chairman and founder of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of The Gambia, who passed away on 9th July 2024.
Alhagie Mustapha L Carayol was a pioneering figure in the realm of electoral processes and democratic governance in The Gambia. His visionary leadership and unwavering dedication were pivotal in the establishment and growth of the IEC, laying the groundwork for fair and transparent elections that have strengthened the democratic fabric of our nation.
During his tenure, Alhagie Carayol’s commitment to integrity, transparency, and accountability set a high standard for electoral management, ensuring that the voices of the Gambian people were heard and respected. His efforts in promoting democratic values and practices have left a lasting impact on the country and will be remembered for generations to come.
Alhagie Carayol’s contributions extended beyond his professional achievements; he was a man of great character, known for his kindness, wisdom, and dedication to the betterment of society. His legacy is not only in the institutions he helped build but also in the lives he touched and inspired.
His memory will be cherished by his family, friends, IEC staff, and the entire Gambian community.
Alhagie Carayol’s vision and leadership will be greatly missed, but his contributions will continue to inspire and guide us. May he rest in eternal peace.


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