President Adama Barrow Puts All Village Alkalolu On Salary Beginning January, 2022.


The Secretary General and Party Leader of the National People’s Party, His Excellency President Adama Barrow, began his Presidential campaign yesterday, Tuesday 9th November, 2021. The presidential motorcade rolled out of State House in a spectacular fashion with President Barrow adorned his Party’s grey attire in the company of thousands of members and supporters of the Grand Alliance comprising of 17 parties and former Independent aspirants for the 2021 election. A colourful crowd of jubilant supporters file past Hagan Street with motorists honking their horns in a simmering November afternoon.

President Adama Barrow arrived in Barra where tens of thousands accorded him a befitting welcome resonating a grateful nation.
In Fass Omar Saho, Ndungu Charreh and Kuntair in Upper Niumi, Lower Niumi and Jokadu constituencies respectively, residents assured President Adama Barrow of a landslide victory thanks to his visible infrastructural development projects throughout these constituencies.

The massive construction of the infamous, once pothole-riddled Hakalang laterite road that witnessed countless accidents since independence received so much praise. The road that runs across the Niumis and Jokadou Districts was invoked by several speakers as a milestone project under President Barrow and the NPP candidate was eulogized by many last night.

A very appreciative President Barrow thanked the people of the area for their kind sentiments, massive crowds and tumultuous welcome. He assured them of a continuous infrastructural development programme that will eventually turn The Gambia into a city state.

The Candidate of Gambia’s biggest Political Alliance commended Gambian Alkalolu for their selfless spirit of voluntarism to Gambians and broke the pleasant news that effective January, 2021, all village heads across the country will be put on a paid Gambia Government Salary in appreciation for their community service.

A local political observer confidently asserted that the crowd seen on Barrow’s first day of campaign in the North Bank Region is unprecedented in the political history of the area and indicative of a NPP huge victory in NBR.

The President’s team will today, Thursday hold meetings in Ngain Sanjal, Kaur and Fass.

On Friday 12 th November, 2021, President Barrow is expected to hold mass rallies in Paleilei Nianija, Niani Wassu and Sami Karantaba Wollof.

President Adama Barrow is contesting the December 4th Presidential election with five others and as things stand, Barrow and his Grand Alliance is expected to win with a huge majority.

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Sainey M.K. Marenah
Mr. Sainey M.K. Marenah is a Prominent Gambian journalist, founding editor The Alkamba Times and formerly head of communications at the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) and Communications and PR Consultant for The Gambia Pilot Program, under Gamworks. Mr. Marenah served as the Social media Strategist and Editor at Gambia Radio and Television Services. He is also the Banjul Correspondent for Voice of America Radio. Sainey is a human rights and developmental journalist who has carved a strong niche particularly in new media environments in the Gambian media industry. Mr. Marenah began his career as a junior reporter with the Point Newspaper in the Gambia in 2008 and rose through the ranks to become Chief correspondent before moving to The Standard Newspaper also in Banjul as Editorial Assistant and head of News. He is a household name in the Gambia’s media industry having covered some of the most important stories in the former and current government. These include the high profile treason cases including the Trial of Former military chiefs in Banjul in 2009 to 2012. Following his arrest and imprisonment by the former regime of President, Yahya Jammeh in 2014, Marenah moved to Dakar Senegal where he continues to practice Journalism freelancing for various local and international Media organization’s including the BBC, Al-Jazeera, VOA, and ZDF TV in Germany among others. He is the co-Founder of the Banjul Based Media Center for Research and Development; an institution specialized in research and development undertakings. As a journalist and Communication Expert, focused on supporting the Gambia's transitional process, Mr Marenah continues to play a pivotal role in shaping a viable media and communications platform that engages necessary tools and action to increase civic participation and awareness of the needs of transitional governance to strengthen the current move towards democratization. Mr. Marenah has traveled extensively as a professional journalist in both Europe, Africa and United States and attended several local and international media trainings.


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