#Headlines

Jonathan meets 15 Gambian party leaders in Abuja

Feb 25, 2021, 2:03 PM

Former President, H.E. Goodluck Jonathan, is hosting a three-day brainstorming session with leaders of the 15 main political parties from Gambia, as part of efforts to build a consensus around writing a new constitution for the country.

The session which is being held in Abuja, is also supported by the leadership of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance.

This was contained in a statement titled, “Former President Jonathan hosts leaders of Gambian political parties in Abuja over the new constitution,” made available by his media aide, Ikechukwu Eze, in Abuja.

It reads in part: “In continuation of his effort to assist with facilitating a conversation towards a consensus on the making of a new constitution for The Gambia, former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is hosting a three-day brainstorming session with leaders of the country’s main political parties in Abuja.

“Dr. Jonathan has been supporting the country’s ongoing constitutional review process to forge a workable national consensus since December 2020.”

“The session is to afford Dr. Jonathan and the party leaders in attendance an opportunity to undertake a collective review of the progress that has been registered since the inter-party dialogue began in December 2020, with some specific recommendations carried forward to January 2021.”

Source: Punch

Read Other Articles In Headlines
Minister Samateh on tour
Minister Samateh harps on govt’s commitment to quality healthcare provision
May 11, 2020, 12:38 PM

Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, the minister for Health has underscored the significant role of government in supporting the provision of affordable and quality health care for all Gambians.

Madrassa Teachers
Madrassa teachers call for gov’t support amid covid-19
May 13, 2020, 11:39 AM

As the State of Public Health Emergency continues, the Gambia Madrassa Teachers Association for Development (GaMTAD) has called on the government to come to their aid amid the pandemic.

‘2019-2020: NACCUG saving increases from 1.3B to 1.5B
Jun 10, 2021, 12:14 PM

The chairperson of the National Association of Cooperative Credit Union of The Gambia (NACCUG), Alieu Bittay has disclosed that NACCUG’s saving during the period increased from D1.3 billion in December 2019 to 1.5 billion in December 2020 representing a growth rate of 19% .