Breaking News: UDP’s Adama Barrow Resigns From UDP, Party Accepts His Resignation


Old Yundum Village Kombo North District West Coast Region The Gambia

3rd November, 2016

The Deputy Secretary General

United Democratic Party (UDP)

1Rene Blain Street

Banjul,The Gambia

Dear Madam,


Following my election on the 30 th October 2016 as the Standard bearer for the opposition coalition for the 1st December  2016 Presidential Election, I wish to inform you that I shall be contesting as an Independent Candidate in the aforementioned election.

In the light of the above,I do hereby tender my resignation as a member  of the United Democratic Party (UDP) and the positions that I hold in the party with immediate effect.

On that note, Deputy Secretary General and Deputy Party Leader, allow me to take this opportunity dtH..I  tlldnk the National Executive Committee members and the entire membership of the party,in particularly the Party Leader and Secretary General Lawyer Ousainou Darboe for the unflinching support and cooperation you accorded me since the inception of the party.

Whilst wishing you success in your future  engagements, may the Almighty  Allah continue to guide and protect the party.

Thank you.

Adama Barrow

Cc: The Chairman IEC The Coalition 2016


Phone: (220)9911588    (220) 9921431THE GAMBIA          

1A, Rene Blain Street, Banjul, the Gan:bia

Email: [email protected]

Mr. Adama Barrow Old Yundum Village Kombo North District West Coast Region The Gambia

Dear Sir,


5 th November, 2016

I acknowledged the receipt  of your letter dated 3rd November, 2016 on the above subject caption.

For your information, the executive has met and unanimously accepted your resignation in the best   interest of The Gambia.

In this regard, we thank you so much for the invaluable services you have rendered to the party  and the executive committee since 1996.

We wish you success in pursuit of your political ambition. May Almighty Allah guide and protect you during the campaign.

Thank you. Yours Faithfully,

Mariam B. Secka

Deputy Party Leader and Deputy Secretary General

Cc: The Chairman IEC The Coalition

The Senior Administrative Secretary

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