“Key to State House Is In the Hands of the Youth,”Says Bensouda

KMC mayor Ahmed Besouda believes gateway to the presidency lies in the hands of Gambia’s youthful population.

The country goes to the polls next year in what sure promises to be a mile stone with fourteen parties in the running for the hot-seat.

Barrow is the incumbent vying for an extended term having survived the first scare to his rein in the form of the three years Jotna.

Ousainou Darboe is expected to be UDP’s flag-bearer as has come to become the norm from the set out but Talib Besouda believes any such thing happening lies solely in the hands of youth as he calls on The Yellows not to rest on their laurels.

Addressing Darboe “His Excellency”, Besouda told a UDP gathering: “Next elections won’t be easy. This is the first time we are having 14 parties in Gambia’s political history.

“Recent statistics peg youth at 65 percent. State House’s key is in the hands of the youth. We cannot take anything for granted.”

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