By; Seedy SK Njie, Deputy Spokesman NPP

The National People’s Party (NPP) welcomes the November 26th opinion polls published by CepRaSS and commends the pollsters and the respondents.

The CEPRaSS, an internationally recognized national research and studies institution with wealth of expertise on opinion polls over the years, conducted a second opinion polls this November on the 4th December 2021 Presidential election.

The opinion polls conducted throughout The Gambia indicated that President Adama Barrow will win in all region of The Gambia indeed represents the general realities and prevailing situation of The Gambia.

For the NPP, the polls are a testimony to the love and appreciation Gambians continue to show to His Excellency President Adama Barrow and his development agenda.

The Gambia under president Barrow over the last five years, witnessed an unprecedented transformation and development to the envy of the subregion.

The Gambia, as a grateful nation to an incorruptible leader who with the country’s meager resources, ensured that his social contract with the people are met.

Barrow ushered in a full fledged democracy where citizens continue to enjoy their rights and liberties without hinderance and are ready to vote massively for him on 4th December.

Following an intense campaigning throughout The Gambia, it is heartening to note that Gambians came out in their thousands to cheer and will re-elect him this coming in Saturday’s election and assured President Barrow of an overwhelming majority .

While taking solace in this significant development, NPP will continue to promote a greater culture of tolerance, openness and respect for fundamental rights during President Barrow’s 2021 to 2026 term.

President Adama Barrow overwhelming support and the decision of Gambians to re-elect him is as a result of his unwavering efforts to transform the country to a city state where all amenities: water, electricity, roads infrastructure, agriculture, recreational facilities, educational and health facilities, are provided throughout the Gambia.

As a party, we are encouraged to live by our ardent desire of fulfilling our shared goals and policies of delivering services to improve the lives and livelihoods of our people.

His Excellency’s ongoing nationwide campaign, speaks to the appreciation with which Gambians hold him. Thousands greeted him with enthusiasm and fanfare at meeting venues while tens of thousands lined up the streets and waved the motorcade of a man they described as “development oriented”.

Appreciative of his remarkable development, the electorate vowed to give him a huge mandate by winning all constituencies with an emphatic margins.

The Secretary General and Party Leader of NPP led grand coalition re-assured Gambians of his relentless commitment to continue serving them on the path of good governance, democracy, rule of law, a just and free society necessary in a democratic space post 2021 InshaAllah.

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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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