The Leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP’s) Ousainou Darboe is expected to return in Banjul on October 22nd, according to highly placed police sources. Darboe was on a European tour. His home return is being discussed among the rank and file of the police command; we have been reliably informed. The police might deny permit to the UDP supporters bracing up to welcome their leader. The State House is also inserting pressure for permit not to be issued to the UDP, sources revealed.
IGP Mamut Jobe’s employment tenure with the police had expired. He was supposed to be replaced, but the State House said he can continue to serve. He had been promised a one-year contractual extension provided after December.
Darboe’s supporters based in The Gambia are in preparation for according a welcoming reception for Darboe and his entourage. They have bought “Asombis.” UDP supporters from Banjul to Konai are bracing up to welcome their leader.
Darboe’s home return if not handled with care, it could cause security breach in the country. The UDP supporters are going to welcome Darboe with or without permit, a source told this medium. The police should allow the UDP supporters to welcome their leader, the source added.