President Adama Barrow has called for an end to the ongoing blame game over last weekend’s devastating floods.

Barrow linked the floods to climate change which he said do not spared even the developed countries. 

The president, who cut short his annual leave, called for actions against climate change in the country.

“Despite I am on holiday, if my people are in such a situation, I must be involved and I must be part of it. 

“So, that’s why I am encouraging the whole team, let us stop the blame game. 

Let us work together in solidarity to make sure that we solve the problem,” Barrow said during an unannounced tour of flood-hit Tobacco Road in Banjul. 

The president also met up wit Banjul mayor Lowe, Banjul North MP Modou Lamin Bah and Hadim Gai, the contractor of the Banjul infrastructure project.

“I am sure that we will solve the problem because the water is receding. We have invested a lot in Banjul. So, we don’t want such to happen to Banjul. 

“But this is climate change. Climate change is a wake-up call for all of us to make sure that we increase our capacity,” he added.

Meanwhile President Barrow used the Banjul tour to settle the ongoing dispute between Lowe and Gai, who were not in good terms over the city reconstruction project. 

Reporting by Adama Makasuba

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