President Adama Barrow has made a surprise visit to the engineers working on the Kanilai ferry.

Barrow’s surprise visit followed Friday debacle after the Kanilai ferry got stranded with passengers in the middle of the river for hours.

He engaged with the engineers and staff of The Gambia Ports Authority, expressing his concern for the safety of Gambians and the importance of quickly resolving the matter.

“During the visit, President Barrow reiterated his administration’s commitment to ensuring the smooth operation of essential transportation services, emphasizing the need for accountability and efficiency in public service delivery. President Barrow highlighted government’s dedication to prioritizing the welfare of all citizens, promising decisive action to prevent such incidents from recurring in the future.

“The visit not only showcased the President’s hands-on approach to governance, but also reassured Gambians of his unwavering dedication to their well-being. As efforts continue to restore normalcy to ferry operations, he urged citizens to unite while they work on overcoming the challenges,” Ministry of Information said.

Reporting by Adama Makasuba

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