His Excellency, The Vice President, Mr. Badara Joof and several line ministry officials are visiting various localities and communities affected by the inclement weather that has wreaked havoc across various communities in the country.
Communities visited since early morning include Ebo Town, Bakoteh market area, Serrekunda market, Churchill’s Town and Sukuta and Sukuta Nemasu areas.
Meanwhile, the bridge between Kotu and Fajara Traffic Lights Area is submerged and motorists and members of the public are urged to avoid that bridge until the water level subsides to safety level. The police have sealed the area as a precautionary measure.
President Barrow and the First Family are aware of what is happening and their hearts go out to all communities and persons affected by the floods.
VP Joof who is in charge of national disaster is being accompanied by the Chief of Staff, the Government Spokesperson, Ministers of Defence and Interior, the Police, Army, the Navy as well as other essential entities of the state.
This is a developing story and the Government Spokesperson Ebrima G. Sankareh will be updating the public on the strategic actions of the state in mitigating the effects of this unprecedented deluge.
Prince Bubacarr Aminata Sankanu
Deputy Government Spokesperson
Office of The Government Spokesperson &
Presidential Adviser on Diaspora Affairs
Office of The President
Tel.: + 2202452493