Lamin Jaiteh on his beef with President Barrow and UDP

Lamin Jaiteh on his beef with President Barrow and UDP

If you’ve been keenly following Gambian politics online over the past few weeks – you’ve probably caught wind of Lamin Jaiteh.

He is widely believed to be President Adama Barrow and UDP’s numero uno critic. In an interview with What’s On-Gambia, he accused the Gambian leader of misleading Gambians.

“President Adama Barrow is lying to us daily and he doesn’t have the concern of the people at hand. His government is so corrupt.”

When asked why he always attacks UDP, the father-of-two said, “The reason why I always attack UDP is that the party is so divisive which can cause chaos, which is not in the interest of our country.”

He added, “UDP supporters are so arrogant and aggressive on Gambians on social media bullying people like they did to Dr Lamin Conteh, a prominent Gambian professor based in the USA by luring him into sex acts and exposing his sex video on Facebook for all to see.”

Lamin described himself as a “man of the people”.

“I don’t see myself as famous. Even if  I am famous and notorious, I am not happy about it because I am a man of the people and to see my fellow brothers and sisters suffer in The Gambia due to tribalism, nepotism, favouritism and party politics breaks my heart for real.”

According to the outspoken Banjulian, “New Gambia” is a scam and a failure. He said Barrow has no blueprint to get us to the “promised land”.

About Lamin Jaiteh

He was born in Banjul at 69 Gloucester Street but later moved to Brufut, where he completed his primary school education.

Lamin explained, “I attended Muhamedan Primary School in Banjul and later moved to Brufut Primary School, where I sat for the Common Entrance with outstanding results. I matriculated to Gambia High School upon graduation; I joined the National Youth Service Scheme. I later went to Gambia Technical Training Institute and studied building construction.”

He worked with different architectural firms and construction companies before moving to Sweden in 2013.

“I used to do a lot of social work in the communities where I lived in Banjul and even here in Sweden. In Banjul, I was also a mentor to many young people whom I helped to acquire skill training to enable them to earn a living.”



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