by Binta Badjie
EWYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, The Gambia: Gambia’s president Adama Barrow Thursday morning addressed lawmakers at the national Assembly at the country’s capital, Banjul in his 2019 State of the nation address, where he appealed for the nurturing of peace and love among people.
He also asked Gambians to encourage one another to be ardent front-liners in the encouragement of peace and stability, saying, “as citizens, we must not create hatred among ourselves.”
Mr. Barrow expressed grave concern about the recent violence in the country, pleading with Gambians to engage in dialogue than confrontation. He also stated that the reform plans and achievements mean things will get better and brighter.
“We have brought back life and hope for everyone,” he said, adding that change was the reason for his election into office. He also elaborated on his government’s achievements since he came to power in 2016.
Mr. Barrow commented on the role of media, especially social media, saying Gambians must not allow politics to separate them.