By Bakary Ceesay
Ousainou Darboe, former Vice President has lamented what he called poor infrastructure, lack of qualified doctors and lack of adequate educational institutions that can better the lives of the people living in the Central River Region (CRR).
Darboe, also leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP), a politically rally over the weekend at Jarumeh Koto village in Central River Region of The Gambia that: “If you observe from Ballangharr up to Sami there is no effective health Center in the area. Even Kuntaur that they claimed to be a major health center – if you go there and compare it with other countries it will look like a dispensary. There is no doctor in Karantaba Major health Center and you still calling them major health centers”.
The veteran lawyer cum politician assured that UDP government will make sure that development is reach to all across the country, irrespective of where one resides.
The former foreign affairs minister warned that some seating members of National Assembly in the region were bent on politicizing the rural electricity project, adding that the project is a Gambia government and African Development Bank project signed during the time of Yahya Jammeh on behalf of the rural people.