Is Mamma Kandeh now with just Jammeh? GDC leader’s two MPs congratulate President Barrow


MPs Omar Ceesay and Alhagie Sowe of opposition Gambia Democratic Congress have congratulated President Adama Barrow for winning the 2021 presidential election despite their leader rejecting the poll.

Mamma Kandeh was by UDP leader Ousainou Darboe’s side on Sunday as he read a joint statement rejecting the election results.

But MP Omar Ceesay wrote: “Despite our political differences, I wish to Congratulate president-elect Barrow, NPP, and all the other candidates. Wishing you all the best.”

MP Alhagie Sowe of Jimara on his part wrote: “Congratulations my brother, President-elect Barrow for your victory and other Candidates. The Gambian people have spoken, and I respect their verdict.

“We may have different political affiliations, but at the end of the day we are one people aiming to better the life of the citizens of this country.”