With effect from the 18 April, announced on France 24, from Paris, following the arrest of Gambians for demanding electoral reforms by peaceful demonstration on the 14 April 2016.

Based on the fact mention above, I here by Suspending my candidature and calling on all other political leaders to come and join the National Transitional Council for the Gambia (NTCG), in other to re-establish democratic transition and to seek international recognition regarding the gravity of the Gambian uprising and to represent the Gambian people by isolating the Government of President Yahya Jammeh.

I would call on all political leaders to come and join the emergency call to give us the international dimension by the people claiming new political era in the Gambia. 

I hereby once again calling all other political leaders to come and join us before its too late because with or without them the National Transitional Council for the Gambia will take over the Government soonest.

I am also calling on the international community to come and supporting the dynamic young Gambians and women to end the long term dictatorship of Jammeh and eradicate tribalism in the Gambia prevent arbitrary arrests, intimidation, assassinations, disappearances without trace.

Sheikh Sidia Bayo

Ntcg Leader

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