‘The Gambian has spoken loud and clear’: Happy President Barrow tells reporters Gambians want to continue with him and have spoken loud and clear during his Sunday welcome

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The President of The Gambia on Sunday returned to Banjul after ending the first part of his campaign in provincial Gambia.

President Adama Barrow was afforded a huge welcome by citizens from Kalaji in the Foni right up to State House in Banjul. The president arrived at State House at 2:46am Monday.

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A happy President Barrow told reporters at State House: “The reception is very very good. I think the Gambia has spoken loud and clear that they want to continue with President Barrow. I think throughout the tour, it was outstanding that people appreciated what we have been doing for the past four, five years and I think the Gambian has decided today finally.”

President Barrrow is seeking re-election next month and has vowed to continue campaigning for votes.

“We will still continue with the campaign. We are very aggressive, we want to garner support from every corner,” the president said.

In terms of his agenda for the country, the president said he will continue to prioritise infrastructural development.

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“I have offered a lot of opportunities for Gambians but my main focus and direction and everything… Everybody knows that it’s infrastructural development because without infrastructure, you cannot develop your country. If you want to develop the health sector, there must be infrastructure, energy there must be infrastructure,” the president said.

The presidential election will take place on December 4 and President Barrow will battle it out with five other candidates with his main challenger being his political Godfather the United Democratic Party leader Ousainou Darboe.

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