Presidential Nominations start tomorrow with Mamma Kandeh leader of the Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), Tuesday for Dr Isatou Touray but she has withdrawn from the race, Wednesday Barrow flag bearer of the coalition and Thursday for the incumbent president Yahya Jammeh.
Mamma Kandeh is 51years old. He was born on 12 July, 1965, age mate with both president Jammeh and Adama Barrow.
Mamma Kandeh attended Crab Island School in Banjul and later Gambia Technical Training Institute (GTTI) in Jeswang KMC.
He is married with four wives.
He was elected in 2007, Member of Parliament for the ruling party APRC to Jimira constituency, but he defeated Adama Barrow of UDP by 4067 to 2835 votes, now Barrow is the flag bearer of the coalition..
Mamma Kandeh was expelled from APRC in 2012.
May, 11, 2016, he formed his party Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC). He refused to join the coalition.
Efforts were made to obtain his full profile, but no avail.
Many attempts were made but none of his top aides could provide us with Kandeh’s profile to us.
According to political analysts and going by the IEC nomination criteria, Mama Kandeh is not a high school graduate and don’t also have offices and representatives in all the seven regions of the country. He may likely going to be disqualified.
Written By A Correspondent In Banjul