pposition leader Xavier-Luc Duval (XLD) said in a statement that he considers postponing the elections to February 27 as a bad decision. “It is clear that this postponement is motivated by the MSM’s desire to help its foal, the OPR, which is clearly losing momentum”, underlined the leader of the PMSD.
XLD also added that there was no consultation with opposition parties in Rodrigues before the announcement of the postponement of regional elections. The election campaign extended to two more weeks will increase the risks of transmission of the virus, said the opposition leader. Because the situation is likely to get worse in the coming weeks. The latter also declared that he would not be surprised by a second postponement of the Rodriguan elections.
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