Jorge Carlos Fonseca leads ECOWAS election observation mission in Guinea-Bissau with optimism

Praia, May 29 (Inforpress) – The former president of the Republic of Cabo Verde, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, said today that he will lead, with optimism, the ECOWAS mission to observe the legislative elections in Guinea-Bissau scheduled for next Sunday, June 4th.

In a conversation with Inforpress, Jorge Carlos Fonseca said that he received an invitation from the president of the ECOWAS Commission, Omar Alieu Touray, and he should be in Bissau from May 31 to June 9, in a period that covers the final part of the electoral campaign, the day of the ballot and a few days after the elections.

As he indicated, it will be the largest and most representative of the observation missions present in Guinea-Bissau, with many dozens of observers.

“I will lead the mission which will have a vast number of observers of various categories. There will be members of the electoral commissions of the ECOWAS countries, members of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, deputies of the parliaments of the ECOWAS countries, experts of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ECOWAS ambassadors to member countries and representatives of civil society organizations”, he pointed out.



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