Senegal“s ruling coalition says it holds majority after Sunday legislative vote

2022-08-01T01:20:53Z
Senegal’s President Macky Sall speaks as he attends a presidential panel with Niger’s President Mohamed Bazoum and Ivory Coast’s Vice President Tiemoko Meyliet Kone during the Africa CEO Forum in Abidjan, Ivory Coast June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Luc Gnago/File Photo

Senegal President Macky Sall’s ruling coalition said on Monday it has won 30 of the country’s 46 administrative departments, giving it a slim majority parliament following Sunday’s legislative election.

Former prime minister Aminata Toure, who led the ruling coalition’s list in the legislative election announced the partial results on national television from the party’s headquarters early on Monday after Sunday’s vote.

“This gives us an unquestionable majority,” Toure said to the cheers of supporters.

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