Press Release - MSR
The Leader of Mouvman Seselwa Rasin (MSR), Mr.
Christopher Gill, has met with the Commonwealth Secretariat head of delegation His Excellency Ambassador Ayo Oke, Special Adviser, Head of Africa Section, Political Affairs Division at the Beau Vallon Berjaya Beach Hotel today, to discuss the non registration of MSR, and the blocking of MSR from participating in the upcoming elections, by Mr. Hendrick Gappy, the Registrar of Political Parties and Commissioner of Elections.
Mr. Martin Kasirye, Adviser Africa Section and Jean Paul Isaac Political Affairs Officer of MSR were also present.
The Commonwealth was surprised that MSR was not listed on its agenda to meet with political parties, fixed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
His Excellency Ambassador Oke asked that the Commonwealth be briefed immediately, once the judgment is entered by the Supreme Court of Seychelles on March 30th, 2011 concerning MSR’s registration. This may have an impact on the credibility of the election process itself depending on the judgment of the Supreme Court.