By: Ebou Jallo.
1. The “Coalition” thought that they were nominating a transitional president in Adama Barrow. This was mediocre politics and an exercise in poor judgment. There are always sucker payoffs in any coalition and the UDP took everything.
2. The UDP thought that Moses is a convenient substitute for Mandela, and Barrow shall remain their Barrow from Mankamang Kunda in few years time. The neurotic obsessions with Darboe becoming president by any means is pathological. It is a grotesque distortion of reality and fast becoming a dangerous proposition for the UDP.
3. President Barrow sees himself as the real president with all the power accoutrements he inherited from Babili. This view is not too farfetched but he needs to practice statescraft and quit the “masla” with the UDP if he wants a successful legacy. Use your power or you loose it.