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GPU executive debate ahead of congress

GPU president Emil Touray

A coalition of media organisations, consisting the Network of Freelance Journalists, Young Journalists Association, Women Journalists Association, University of The Gambia School of Journalism Students’ Union and the Gambia Press Union School of Journalism Students, is setup to facilitate a debate of candidates wishing to contest in the upcoming Gambia Press Union elective congress slated for 31st August, 2018.

This debate is slated for Wednesday 29th August, 2018 at the University of The Gambia School of Journalism and Digital Campus by 4:00pm.

The initiative is intended to avail candidates sufficient time to communicate their key campaign agenda to members of the Union before the congress date. The platform will also allow voters to examine the competence of the candidates and make informed choices.

The idea is expected to add the quality of governance and standard to the Union’s electoral process.

Media practitioners – both members and non-members of the GPU- are invited to attend this very important event.

Call for Candidates

Candidates vying for various positions in the executive body of the GPU are encouraged to forward their profiles and the positions they are vying for to the organising committee via

Please do not forget to notify the Committee by phone on +220 9941188 / 7995346 / 3820024 when you send it.

The deadline for submission of details is Monday, 27th August, 2018 by 4:00pm.

The positions available for elections are: President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Secretary General, First Assistant Secretary General, Second Assistant Secretary General and Treasurer.

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