President Adama Barrow
Effective immediately, His Excellency President Adama Barrow is pleased to declare all “lumo” markets throughout the jurisdiction of The Gambia open.
All “lumo” market committees, traders, visitors and supervisory Area Councils are urged to continue adhering to “The Public Health Emergency Act (Dangerous Infectious Diseases) Protection Regulations, 2020, including the wearing of facemasks, provision of handwashing facilities and regular cleansing of market areas.
The 1025 Toll-Free hotline of the Ministry of Health remains open to members of the public and “lumo” market operators and traders are encouraged to make good use of it for relevant information on COVID-19.
Ebrima G Sankareh
The Gambia Government Spokesperson