ALN members are pleased to welcome a new sister party from Burkina Faso, l’Alliance pour la Democratie et la Federation/Rassemblement Democratique Africain (ADF-RDA). A representative from the party attended the ALN General Assembly meeting in Dakar (3 February 2007) where he gave a brief presentation and answered questions from the ALN members present at the GA. All members then unanimously voted in favour of the ADF-RDA joining the ALN.
ADF-RDA is headed by Maitre Gilbert Noel Ouedraogo who is the current Transport Minister. It is the second political force in Burkina Faso and the first opposition party. It has 17 out of the 111 parliamentary seats and 2 Ministers in Government for both Transport and education.