Dr. Isatou Touray is finalizing plans to embark on a countrywide tour, according to sources reaching this medium at this hour. The first Gambian female Presidential candidate will test the political waters in coming weeks, sources said. She is networking with five opposition parties to form an alliance to challenge dictator Jammeh in the coming polls. It is not clear what date she would be embarking on a tour, but sources said plans are afoot for Ms. Touray to tour the country.
Ms. Touray announces her Presidential candidature few weeks ago. She said if elected into office, she would serve for one term.
Ms. Touray is being backed by diasporan Gambian activists including some homebased gender activists. She has issued a manifesto which she intends to implement if voted into office.
Team Isatou Touray could not be reached for comment.