Offbeat: Legislative in Senegal: pending results, published this Thursday, each camp claims the victory

Legislative in Senegal: the opposition and the presidential camp claim victory

 Legislative in Senegal: the opposition and the presidential camp claim victory in the aftermath of the legislative elections in Senegal, the opposition ensures that it has obtained "a comfortable majority" in the National Assembly, while the presidential camp claims victory . The opposition said on Monday, August 1, having obtained "a comfortable majority" in the National Assembly, shortly after the claim of the victory by the presidential camp of the legislative elections on Sunday in Senegal .

Sénégal: dans l'attente des résultats des élections législatives du 31 juillet, qui doivent être annoncés ce jeudi 4 août, les deux coalitions en lice revendiquent chacune la victoire. © Reuters - Zohra Bensemra Senegal: pending the results of the legislative elections of July 31, which must be announced this Thursday August 4, the two coalitions in the running claimed each victory.

In Senegal, new verbal game yesterday at night, on the eve of the proclamation of official results of the legislative elections last Sunday, which is scheduled for Thursday afternoon at 5 p.m. (Tu) at the Dakar courthouse. While power and opposition continue to claim victory, the score seems very tight to determine which coalition will have the majority in the National Assembly.

With our correspondent in Dakar, Théa Ollivier

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"We are not going to accept a confiscation of victory," said Ousmane Sonko, another From this coalition which made an alliance with Wallu Senegal led by former president Abdoulaye Wade.

An hour later, the turn of the power coalition -Benno Bokk Yakaar- react. Amadou Sall, their representative at the National Voting Census Commission, spoke of "manipulation", believing that the electoral process has been previously without major dispute.

"The performance of the opposition does not make it a majority group in the National Assembly. We have a majority, even if it is reduced, "he recognized, while Benno Bokk Yakaar had obtained 125 seats out of 165 in the previous legislative elections of 2017.

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