At least nine mayoral candidates have secured nominations in Banjul after having fulfilled their nomination requirements ahead of the Mayoral election of May 12, 2018.

The nine nominated candidates were: Alhagie Jah an Independent Candidate; Abdoulie Saine APRC Candidate; Pa Musa Ndiaye, GDC Candidate; Paul Pap Bass Junior an Independent Candidate; Lizzie Eunson, an Independent Candidate; Ebou Faye, an Independent Candidate; Rohey Lowe, UDP Candidate and Adama Kelepha Samba an Independent Candidate, and incumbent Abdoulie Bah who is also vying for the post as an Independent Candidate.

Speaking in an interview with reporters after his nomination Abdoulie Saine, mayoral candidate for APRC stated that APRC is not going down as they have gained momentum in the Local Government elections compared with the Parliamentary Elections

“When it comes to the livelihood of the people, everybody could attest to the fact that the APRC is a party with a difference,” he said. He added that their party is doing well and that they want to show everybody that the people have seen what they have done for the country during Jammeh’s period compared to what is happening now.