Aja Asombi Bojang laid to rest

Monday, August 06, 2018

The body of Aja Asombi Bojang arrived in the country on Saturday from Equatorial Guinea where she lived in exile with her son, ex-president Yahya Jammeh. She died Friday July 27, 2018, after a brief illness according to the government’s spokesperson, Ebrima Sankareh.

Her remains was flown back to The Gambia with a special flight Falcon 50 owned by the government of Equatorial Guinea.

“Nine nationals from Equatorial Guinea accompanied the body.” She was laid to rest on Saturday at her native village Bungiga, with hundreds sympathisers including government officials in attendance.

However, drama unfolded when the national broadcaster, GRTS was not allowed coverage of the event with its cameraman being manhandled and had his camera seized and brought to a police station.

Meanwhile, the executive of the APRC had issued an apology to the management of GRTS.

Author: Picture: Aja Fatou Asombi Bojang