On his West African tour starting in Sierra Leone to thank his colleagues in the Ecowas bloc for their unflinching support during the Political impasse in the Gambia.
President Adama Barrow has told the BBC that his government in its 100 days in office was able to form a functioning cabinet and had already held their first meeting.
Questioned about the erratic electricity supply in the country, President Barrow said, this have been the case for the past 30 years, but was quick to add that in the next six months, there will be stability in the electricity supply and within two years, the issue of electricity will be a thing of the past.
On the slow pace of getting results, the President said, in four weeks, there will be a ‘blue Print’ published for all Gambians to know his government’s policies and plans. President Barrow reiterated that the illegal migration by young Gambians will be halted as there are many opportunities ahead as lots of investors are willing to come to the Gambia.
He went on to say 22 years of entrenched dictatorship is not easy and people should be a little patient. He admitted that expectations are very high, but he also trusts his team.
On whether Jammeh’s victims will get Justice, President Barrow said there will be a Truth and Reconciliation Commission and after that, prosecution will certainly take place.
On the reforms, the president revealed that there are serious reforms taking place in the civil service, particular in the army.
Barrow’s interview with Umaru Fofana ended when he was asked about former president Jammeh if he has speaking to him, ‘Not at all’ replied Barrow.