The Gambia has finally completed its election cycle which included Presidential, parliamentary and last week local government from 2021-2023.
Leading opposition United Democratic Party UDP retained the only mayoral seats in the capital Banjul and Kanifing Municipality.
The party also won the chairmen seats in West Coast Region and Lower River Region.
Meanwhile, President Barrow’s ruling National People’s Party NPP equally won four seats in rural Gambia, namely in the North Bank Region, Upper River Region and the two chairmen seats in the Central River Region.
Although the turnout was not anywhere near the presidential and parliamentary elections, the recent mayoral election showed an impressive turnout (46%) compare to 2018 (29%).
In this segment of the Street Parliament, our Banjul correspondent Sankulleh Janko had a chit-chat with some Gambians about the importance of local mayoral elections.