Nov 3, 2020, 12:06 PM
Justice Ebrima Jaiteh of the Banjul High Court has referred the constitutional immunity claim by Yankuba Touray, saying he lacks the jurisdiction to enforce it.
“In accordance with sections 42 and 52 of the Elections Act, Yerro Jallow from The Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) and Birom J.S. Sowe from National People’s Party (PPP) were duly nominated to contest for the position of National Assembly Member for Niamina West Constituency,” said IEC.
Elsewhere, Momodou Sillah from United Democratic Party (UDP), Yama Cham, Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC); Awa Gaye, National People’s Party (NPP) and Wuyeh Jarra, Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) were also duly nominated to contest for the position of Councilor for Kerr Jarga Ward.
According to the Electoral Commission, in accordance with section 53, subsection (2)(a) of the said act, both elections will take place on 7th November 2020 in order to fill the positions of NAM for Niamina West Constituency in the Central River Region and Councilor for Kerr Jarga Award in the Kerewan Area Council.
One of the historic and significant wells in Destination Gambia is Well of the Parish known as ‘TennJangu’ in Barra community. The TennJangu well, according to erudite historian, Hassoum Ceesay, has the potency of curing some diseases.
Banjul, 29 April 2020 – Consistent with its philosophy of fostering growth and promoting rapid and efficient delivery of resources within all sectors of governance, The Gambia Government acting on Executive advisory, has effected major changes within the Civil Service.
SheTrades Gambia, the project that aims to increase Gambian women entrepreneurs’ participation in trade by facilitating the development of a supportive business ecosystem, improving their competitiveness and strengthening their market linkages in strategic and potential productive sectors.