EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, THE GAMBIA:- The Gambian President Adama Barrow has expressed gratitude to all Gambians and partners for their role in the 2016 elections, as he remembers fourth year anniversary of his presidency.
“Remembering the day, President Barrow expressed gratitude to all Gambian electorates, the Gambians in the Diaspora, the Coalition 2016 Campaign Team, and the political parties for putting aside their political differences for the national interest,” the presidency said in a statement.
He also expressed deep appreciation to ECOWAS, African Union, the Security Council of the United Nations, and all friendly nations who stood by the country over the years.
It could be recalled that on this day in 2017, President Barrow was sworn in at the Gambian Embassy in Dakar, Senegal, after his undisputable victory in the presidential elections of December 1st 2016.
“The inauguration of President marked the beginning of an era of prosperity in all spheres of Gambian society. Five years down the line, The Gambia remains committed to the values and principles of democracy, something that the country was deprived of for more than two decades,” the release added.
“Under the leadership of President Barrow, the country has witnessed exceptional developments, particularly in the area of road infrastructure; bearing in mind that infrastructure development is key to the advancement of the country’s socio-economic status.”