in ,

A Month After Winning Seat As Member Of Parliament, Senegal’s Former President Quits.


The 91-year-old, former Senegal President Abdoulaye Wade has resigned as a member of the National Assembly ahead of its first sitting on Thursday.

He announced his resignation in a letter published by local media on Monday saying he “joined the contest only to support the party and the coalition”.

Wade won the seat in the July 30 legislative elections under the Senegalese Democratic Party with the party winning only 19 seats against the ruling party’s 125 seats.

He returned to the country from his base in France three weeks before the polls in July for the campaign. He was expected to chair the inauguration of the legislature on Thursday as the Dean of the Assembly.

Abdoulaye Wade was President of Senegal from 2000 to 2012.


What do you think?

600 points
Upvote Downvote

Total votes: 0

Upvotes: 0

Upvotes percentage: 0.000000%

Downvotes: 0

Downvotes percentage: 0.000000%

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

President Mugabe Finally Talks About South African Entertainer Zodwa Wabantu – “You just come without covering your decency”

To Allow Yoweri Museveni Rule Longer, Ugandan MPs Move To Scrap Presidential Age Limit