Gambian president Barrow calls for nationalism, institutional reforms

Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Gambian President, Adama Barrow on Friday called for nationalism and institutional reforms in the West African nation.

He made the call during the swearing-in ceremony of the newly-appointed Secretary General and Head of Civil Service, Mr Habib Saihou Drammeh, the Minister of Interior, Mr Ebrima M. Mballow and Secretary to the Cabinet, Ebrima S. Ceesay held at State House in Banjul.

President Barrow said his government was committed to taking concrete and necessary steps to build strong institutions to consolidate Gambia’s democracy.  

He urged them to serve with professionalism, without fear or favour. President Barrow was optimistic that collective change of attitudes towards work could be positive steps to make a difference in government institutions.  

President Barrow called for nationalism beyond the individual interests to achieve the government’s goal in institutional and legal reforms.

He said his government wanted to leave a legacy of sustained institutions, laws and procedures that would transform the country into a fully fledged democracy and facilitate social, economic and political development for his people.  
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12 janvier 2018 20:01:06

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