Alkamba Times has just been informed that a fatal accident involving National People’s Party (NPP) vehicles travelling from the hinterland to the greater Banjul area for tomorrow’s nomination of the incumbent President Adama Barrow has left at least five people dead and many injured.
The incumbent, President Adama Barrow is scheduled to file his nomination documents on Thursday November 3rd 2021 at the Election House.
Sources say the fatal accident happened in the Kiang Dumbuto area in the Gambia’s lower river region.
Those who sustained injuries were quickly rushed to the Bwiam Hospital in Foni, the closest major clinic in the area.
Scores of long vehicles mostly preferred for crowd transportation during elections in the Gambia have been coming into the city from the hinterland transporting hundreds of supporters ahead of Thursdays nomination activities at the country’s Election House, which saw massive crowds accompanying several presidential aspirants this week.