Van Dijk-Silos: “People must understand the position of the OKB

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SURINAME – Jennifer van Dijk-Silos on Wednesday was appointed chairwoman of the Independent Elections Bureau (OKB) by President Desi Bouterse. “The OKB realizes that it is the watchdog of the nation during the elections,” said Van Dijk-Silos who added that she hopes that the upcoming elections will go smoothly and that stakeholders will understand that the OKB must do its job accordingly. Van Dijk-Silos considers it an honor to be appointed as chairwoman of the OKB. The bureau monitors the general elections and declares the results of the elections binding. The OKB chairwoman assured the president that the agency would keep up the good work…[+]