The Gambia removes constitutional age limits for individuals holding highest state positions

By New Vision, 1 March 2017
The Gambian parliament on Tuesday scrapped the constitutional age limit on presidential election candidates after new President Adama Barrow faced questions over his deputy's eligibility due to her age.  Anyone over 65 has been barred from running for The Gambia's highest office under a constitutional amendment that came into force in the west African country in 1997. The new [...] Read more here: New Vision


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