Authorities of The Gambia, have banned internet and international phone calls, as President, Yahya Jammeh, contests for his fifth term in the West African state.
Officials have also banned demonstrations to prevent unrest after the elections.
Most of the main parties have united behind estate agent, Adama Barrow, to Challenge Mr Jammeh who has ruled the country since 1996 when he was first elected.
The Gambia has not experienced a Democratic transition of power since independence from the UK in 1965, as it has known only two presidents.
Meanwhile, President Jammeh has said he will rule for a billion years if Allah wills.
An unprecedented number of people turned up at opposition rallies ahead of the election, with its mostly young population now yearning for change.
Observers from the European Union (EU), and the West African Regional Bloc, ECOWAS, are not attending the vote, stating concerns about the fairness of the process.