Source: The Point (Banjul)
By: Adama Tine
A group of African descendants residing in The Gambia have urged National Assembly Members (NAMs) to consider their citizenship plea as they are home comers and desire that the National Assembly considers their automatic citizenship plea.
It’s a great disappointment to many of us and upon realising that we needed to have an official voice, we decided to form a Council of African Descendants (COAD) with the purpose to raise our voices,” she explained.
According to media reports, African descendant residents in The Gambia who have returned permanently, have raised concerns about their non-inclusion in the new 2020 draft constitution which was rejected by lawmakers.