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President Jammeh condemns tribalism

Nov 16, 2016, 10:49 AM

The incumbent president, Yahya Jammeh, Monday held a meeting in Essau, Lower Nuimi District.

He took to the meeting a message of violence-free campaigning, hammering home aloud the need for peace and obedience to law and order among Gambians.

The peace of the country, he said, should not be exploited by anyone to cause chaos or intimidation, adding that any perpetrator caught causing chaos will face the full force of the law.

He said his government has achieved many developments in the past 22 years.

He denounced tribalism, describing it as an ungodly practice for it tears down the fabric of the society allowing lawlessness and conflict to gather momentum.

He said Gambia is a no go area for people who promote tribalism that may defeat its peace and stability.

The elections should not be a pathway to witch-hunt one another or be taken as opportunity to divide families.

The presidential poll gives chances to set the bar higher than the opposition can reach.

 Source: Gambia Radio and Television Services (radio)