Comoros opposition rejects reform referendum ‘farce’

Opposition groups in Comoros on Wednesday dismissed the results of a referendum that allowed President Azali Assoumani to run for another term as a “farce” after they boycotted the controversial vote.

Voters in the impoverished Indian Ocean archipelago on Monday overwhelmingly backed the constitutional reforms, with the election commission putting support for the move at 92.7 percent with 64 percent turnout.

“It’s a farce,” said Ali Mhadji, a member of an opposition grouping of parties. “We reject these results, they are false….
Source: Seychelles News Agency