The National Assembly Member for Serrekunda West, Hon. Madi Ceesay, has said bad media laws in The Gambia should be revoked.
He made this remark during the adjournment debate on the selection of committees. Madi Ceesay, who is a veteran journalist and proprietor of Daily News newspaper, knows very well how terrible and bad media laws affect freedom of expression and of the press in the country.
According to the Point, Hon. Ceesay said the media provides employment for lots of young people in the country but with terrible media laws in place it is always stressful functioning as journalist in the country. He said some media houses were closed by the past regime, which has left a lot of young people out of jobs.
Therefore, the limitation of potential employers was created by this terrible media laws.