By Buba Gagigo
Rohey Malick Lowe, the newly re-elected Mayor of Banjul City Council (BCC), pledged to provide affordable housing, empower women and youth, improve education, manage waste, and promote sports for development in her inaugural speech on Wednesday.
“During my campaign trail, I introduced an eight-point agenda, which I and my team believe are the most pressing issues currently faced by our city and its inhabitants. These 8 categories in my manifesto include: Affordable housing scheme Women and youth empowerment Education Waste management Sports for development Healthcare Transparency and accountability for good governance Religion and culture
“Fellow Banjulians, I wish to stand before you today to say that above all these promises, you can count on my good leadership, and I will ensure that I uphold the trust of the mayor’s title that you have bestowed upon me once again. I promise to work extremely hard to address all your concerns, after which you can proudly nod and say – yes, your vote was worth it after all,” she said.
Rohey Malick Lowe, Mayor of Banjul City Council (BCC) was sworn in for her second term in office on Wednesday after defeating the National People’s Party (NPP)’s candidate Ebou Faye.