Yankuba Jallow

Media House: Foroyaa Newspaper

The story provided a detailed explanation about the election petition filed by the United Democratic Party against the Independent Electoral Commission and the person declared as the winner of the elections - the incumbent. It came at a time when the people were questioning the reasons for dismissing the case. Some people began coming up with theories about the case. There was widespread misinformation about the case and some could not understand the complex legalities. The story provided answers and it was widely read over the radios in our national languages.

Yankuba Jallow is an editor at Foroyaa Newspaper and serving president of the Young Journalists Association of the Gambia