OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
State HousREPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA
OP/291/249/01/PART IV (296 – ABS)
President Barrow Embarks on Meet the People Tour
State House, Banjul, 13th
October 2019 – In fulfillment of section 222 (15) of the 1997
Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia, His Excellency, President Adama Barrow will
embark on a nationwide tour of the country to dialogue and assess the condition of the people
and gather first hand information on the impact of government policies on their lives.
During this period, the president is expected to chair over 44 public meetings, and spot visits to
development projects relating to agriculture, education, health care, youth entrepreneurship
throughout the country. The president will use the opportunity to reiterate his call for unity,
social cohesion, and harmony in the pursuit of peace, security and socio-economic and political
progress of the country. He will also engage with the members of the public on the government’s
development blueprint – the National Development Plan, particularly the President’s priority
For the first part of the tour, the presidential delegation will hold meetings in North Bank Region
and Central River Region-North, while the rest of Week One will be spent in the Upper River
Over the weekend, the delegation will stop in parts of the CRR South and Lower River Region.
The final leg of the tour will take place in the West Coast Region, Kanifing Municipality, and the
Greater Banjul Area with a mega meeting in the City of Banjul.
Please refer to the attachment for the full itinerary of the tour.