Jun 1, 2022, 11:09 AM
Speaking during the inauguration of the newly elected president of the Mauritanian Community in The Gambia in Banjul on Monday, Mr. Kuivogui also urged ECOWAS citizens to respect law and order of the country while calling for unity among members.
"I am calling on all ECOWAS citizens to support the efforts of the government in terms of peace and security preservation, is very, very important," he said.
"I want us to be united. I want us to abide by the laws of the country. It's very important and I want us to have it at the back of our mind that Gambia is our country."
The ECOWAS citizens’ head described the relationship among different ECOWAS communities in The Gambia as cordial adding the more reason why other nationals attended the Mauritanian event.
He called for unity among ECOWAS citizens, saying "anywhere I go, I ask ECOWAS citizens to be united because our motto even is ECOWAS we are one, we have to be together."
"Gambia is our host country, so anything we'll do in the sub region, any development we'll do, it will start in the Gambia."
The ECOWAS Citizens of the Gambia was recently established with the sole aim of promoting unity among all citizens of the subregion; to promote and advocate for better socio economic development among member states and people.
President Adama Barrow congratulated H.E Muhamadu Buhari, his government and the people of Nigeria for a successful and peaceful election and a demonstration of leadership by example for ECOWAS. The President extended the message through the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Zubairu Dada, who is in The Gambia on a two-day visit.
In a quest to attract more tourists at Stones Circle in The Gambia and Senegal, the president of L’Aventure Culturelle et Sportive S.A.S (ACS), a French-Senegalese based tour operator has called on government of The Gambia through the Ministry of Tourism and Culture to (create) a Senegambia Cultural Passport which will enable visitors/tourists to move or use the Senegambia trail project called Stone Circles of Senegambia Trail without any hindrances at the two countries’ borders.
The Gambia has confirmed six new cases of covid-19 on Thursday, making the country’s total number of infections to 55.
Out of the total confirmed cases, The Gambia recorded two deaths so far.