The ruling National People’s Party (NPP) of President Adama Barrow has elected Mr. Kebba Dem as its Candidate for the Chairmanship of the Mansakonko Area Council in the Lower River Region.
Dem was elected at a primary held by the Party at Jarra Soma. He got 32 votes against Kebba Darboe, who got 17 votes.
Lamin Cham, Campaign Manager of the NPP Party, urged all party supporters to rally their support behind the NPP Candidate to unseat the incumbent Chairperson, Landing Sanneh, elected in 2018 under the United Democratic Party ticket.
In his acceptance speech, Kebba Dem promised an all-inclusive development for the people of the Lower River Region if elected. He thanked the party for the trust and voted to deliver to expectations.
Who is Kebba Dem?
Mr. Kebba Dem attended Dongoro- Ba Primary school and Sifoe Primary School, where he was the Head Boy and Assistant Head Boy, respectively.
He enrolled in The Gambia High School in 1987 for the GCE O LEVELS and completed it in 1972.
He later enrolled at The Gambia Hotel School for a Front Office Technology course, Diploma level, from 1992 to 1994.
He picked up a job as a receptionist at Physical Therapy Center at Kairaba Beach Hotel in 1994, where he rose to become General Manager until 2008, when he acquired the Centre and became the Chief Executive Officer.
In 2007, the NPP Candidate enrolled at the Management Development Institute (MDI) for a Diploma in management before pursuing a Higher Diploma in Management at the same Institute.
Kebba Dem holds a BSc in Management in 2016. He is a trained business advisor, coach, and mentor. He is also the founder and CEO of Golden Hands Foundation, which has trained and coached many youths in skills development from 2014 to date.