Ivory Coast Opposition Claims Victory In Legislative Polls

Ivory Coast opposition party, the Democratic Party of Cote d’Ivoire (PDCI), has claimed majority victory in the just-concluded parliamentary election.

The general coordinator of the opposition party, Niamkey Koffi says that they had captured over 128 seats out of the total 255 parliamentarians.

He further alleged that preliminary results were riddled with irregularities.

Meanwhile, the ruling Ouattara’s RHDP party also made the same claims of victory despite the electoral commission has not declared the official results

The election was boycotted by the opposition parties and President Alassane Ouattara re-elected with more than 94% of the vote for a third term of office controversial.

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