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Gambia gov’t to ensure adequate electricity

Apr 3, 2017, 10:21 AM

President Adama Barrow has said his coalition government is working with foreign partners to ensure adequate electricity and water supply across The Gambia. 

The president also reiterated his government’s commitment to the rule of law and respect for human rights. 

He was speaking on Saturday at a meeting in Lamin village as part of his ongoing nationwide tour. 

President Barrow also held similar meetings in Sinchu Alagie and Sukuta in West Coast Region.  The rallies were attended by cabinet ministers and executive members of Coalition 2016.

Speaking at the meetings, President Barrow said The Gambia is a secular state and that his government would promote democracy and enhance freedom.

The president also thanked the respective communities for the trust and confidence bestowed on the coalition leadership, while promising to construct the feeder roads in the areas to enhance the movement of people, goods and services. 

Minister of Lands and Regional Government Lamin N Dibba said the government would create employment opportunities and improve on the country’s agricultural sector. 

He called on the youth to desists from drug abuse and participate meaningfully in national development. 
Source:  GRTS Radio