Commonwealth pledges support for Barrow, Gambian people

By Oluwaseun Sonde

Commonwealth Secretary General, Patricia Scotland has pledged full support to the Gambia’s President, Adama Barrow who was sworn-in for second term on Wednesday and the people of Gambia.

Scotland who made the pledge when received by the President at the State House in Banjul, Gambia on Friday, commended President Barrow’s inaugural speech for being inclusive of all Gambians.

She also applauded the conduct of December 2021 Presidential election which she referred to as free and fair, making the remarks following her audience with Gambia’s President.

Scotland praised Gambia’s reengagement with the Commonwealth as a positive move that will benefit the country and its people in many ways.

The Secretary General has been in Banjul as head of the Commonwealth delegation to the President Barrow’s second inauguration ceremony held on January 19th, 2022.

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