GMC Distance itself on State House visit

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Gambia Moral Congress GMC, a partner of the Coalition 2016 has also distance itself on the state house visit, that took place last week at the presidency. The meeting which also led to the extension of President Adama Barrow’s mandate from 3 years to 5 years.
In a press release issued by GMC Acting Spoke Person and National Women Mobilizer Tida Kijera clarifies that the recent pronouncement by the Chairperson of Coalition 2016, Madam Fatoumata Jallow Tambajang does not reflect the position Gambia Moral Congress.
Kijera said GMC as a party was never consulted about the visit to State House nor does it give its blessing to an extension of the president’s mandate.
“Major and important decisions like that can only be approved by GMC national Congress”. She said
She further reiterated that in 2016, “we went into a coalition following a decision made by the national congress. Similarly, a decision to extend the president’s mandate from three years to five years can only be made by the national congress” she asserted.
In conclusion, “we wished to emphasize that neither the party leader nor the GMC Executive were informed about the meeting referred to by Madam Fatoumata Jallow Tambajang”.
“Long live The Gambia, long live The Gambia Moral Congress”. The release ends.

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