President Adama Barrow would this morning deliver the State of Nation Address (SoNA) 2022 at the National Assembly in Banjul at 10 am.
The State of Nation Address by the President shall be strictly by invitation, according to a dispatch by the National Assembly, announcing the Third Ordinary Session of the National Assembly in the 2022 Legislative Year, convening from 12th – 30th September 2022.
The public is reminded to comply with the standard dress code, which is traditional or suit, and to observe the silence rule during proceedings.
Section 77 (1) of the 1997 Constitution requires the President to attend a sitting of the National Assembly and address a session on the condition of the State, the policies of the Government, and the administration of the State, at least once in a year.
Today’s event would mark the 6th State of Nation Address (SoNA) by President Adama Barrow, since his ascension to power in 2017, after defeating then President Yahya A.J.J Jammeh in the 1st December 2016 presidential election.