Gambian commission will issue first draft of constitution in summer of 2019
By 28 December 2018
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Justice Sulayman Jallow, the chairman of the Constitutional Review Commission has said on Friday December 21, 2018; that the first draft of the Constitution would be in June 2019.
He made the announcement at a press conference held at its headquarters in Kotu that aimed to update issues of the Commission’s progress so far.
The commission mandated to review and draft the Constitution for the country is about to conclude the first phase of the National consultation about the New Constitution.
Mr. Jallow said: “We expect to complete the public consultation including the Diaspora consultation by June in next year. We are hoping by July and August of the same year, we would be in the position to have drafted Constitution for this country.”
He then said that immediately his office finishes the public consultation, they would now commence on the process of putting the ideas together.
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