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Gambia: opposition holds rally towards corruption

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Gambian protesters are gathering to march towards corruption by way of the capital Banjul after a youth group affiliated with the primary opposition occasion referred to as for an indication.

Lawyer Ousainu Darboe, the chief of the United Democratic Get together (UDP), in a WhatsApp audio had earlier referred to as on supporters to be peaceable forward of a corruption demonstration slated for Friday.

The UDP Youth Wing not too long ago utilized for a police allow for a peaceable procession towards corruption. This got here after a number of corruption allegations had been reported about authorities establishments and different native authorities councils.

Lawyer Darboe referred to as on Gambians to be a part of the peaceable demonstration ranging from Jah oil in Banjul to the Nationwide Meeting in Banjul.

He identified that when this type of exercise occurs, some criminals all the time need to capitalise on the event to get entangled within the crowd and act unlawfully and be harmful. Nonetheless, the UDP chief mentioned they’d be very vigilant to these folks whereas calling on the police to additionally assist in figuring out such criminals.

The nation’s largest opposition chief emphasised that everybody is aware of that UDP is a law-abiding occasion, calling on the occasion militants to comply with the rule of legislation, ignore insults and different confrontations.

“I name on Gambians who’re involved about corruption to affix us, particularly the UDP supporters,” he added. “The demonstration will begin from 11 a.m to 2 pm. Everybody ought to come out to point out their issues on corruption.”