Sunday, January 22, 2017

Yahaya Jammeh Exit: Adama Barrow Gives Special Thanks to Buhari

Gambian President Adama Barrow has expressed appreciation for all efforts that contributed to the handing over of power to him from Yahaya Jammeh.

He specially appreciated the role played by Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari and ECOWAS and other International bodies that ensured that his mandate became a reality


He expressed gratitude for support extended to him during the trying time, and added that the people of Gambia must remain dogged and resilient for the government to deliver dividends of democracy.

“We are going to redeem all items in our manifesto for the benefit of the people. Gambia is back and we are ready to move it forward.

“We are also going to encourage people, especially Nigerians to invest in the country and create more employment.

“We will encourage them and other foreign investors to go into production.

“We do not want the idea of buying and selling because, your life will depend on others. So, we will encourage people to go into production,’’ the President said.

He also assured the people of adequate security, promising to leave a good legacy behind for the people and country.


NAN

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