May 19, 2020, 1:09 PM
Essa Dampha, political aide to President Barrow has claimed that no form of coalition can either threaten or unseat President Adama Barrow from the throne of presidency in the 2021 presidential election.
PS Sanyang made these remarks at a press briefing at the ministry’s office complex in Banjul on Tuesday.
He said that his ministry was ready to work with the communities by giving them their rights if violated by the government on land issues across the country.
According to him, section (4) of the Land Acquisition and compensation Act 1991 states that the minister may acquire any land for public purpose, saying therefore such consideration or compensation as may be agreed on or determined in accordance with this Act.
However, the ministry acknowledges that compensation has not been paid to Kebba Kunda family of Sukuta for the acquisition of a portion of their land for public purpose (Salagi Layout) during the acquisition process.
PS Sanyang added that the ministry will work closely with Kebba Kunda family to effect the said compensation in accordance with the land Acquisition and Compensation Act 1991.
He said section 24 of the Physical Planning and Development Control Act 1991, states that a person shall not carry out any development on any land subject to the provision of this Act, unless that person has been issued with a development permit in respect of the land by the planning authority of Area in which the land is situated.
Fafa Ceesay, a Gambian businessman who is also a politician has underscored the unprecedented development of The Gambia under the leadership of President Adama Barrow and continues to register in the country, arguing that Gambian oppositions can’t defeat Barrow in the 2021 Presidential election.
The Ministry of Justice has announced that The Gambia government has stopped “all sales” of properties following the Janneh Commission’s recommendations in deference to the ruling of the Court of Appeal until a final pronouncement is made on the matter.
Principal Magistrate Isatou Janneh-Njie, the newly-appointed coroner, presided over the inquest into the death of Januaro Wande Beducande Findon, a Guinea Bissau national.
President Adama Barrow has said in his fourth covid-19 address to the nation that his government will provide 2000 tons of fertilizer to support farmers in the upcoming rainy season and to further strengthen the drive for food security.