Oct 30, 2012, 10:57 AM
The race for the much talked about National Assembly by-election in Nianija constituency continues to gain momentum barely a week to go as the question as to who will emerge the winner predominates with each passing day.
The ruling APRC party and the opposition camp seem to be optimistic about their chances despite the recent withdrawal of the candidate for the Opposition National Reconciliation Party, who was reported to have been replaced by one Sally York from Buduk village.
Addressing house to house meetings in the villages of Chamen, Konteh, Njau jaha, Sinchu omar, and Wellingara, the confident looking APRC candidate, Mr Yaya Whan, accompanied by Abdoulie Jallow, the former NRP candidate expressed his conviction that the APRC will win the election hands down.
to Mr Whan, whatever happens, he will sweep the polls come
"The APRC under the leadership of President Jammeh deserves the support of each and every Gambian and come 18thDecember, the people of Nianija will speak under one voice, and that is to vote massively for the APRC party," he said.
election, slated for
Meanwhile, The Point has learnt through reliable
sources that the new NRP candidate Sally York is expected to file in her
nomination form at the Janjangbureh Regional Office today