Gambian ambassador to Sierra Leone dies

Monday, January 22, 2018

The government of The Gambia through its various ministries has paid tribute to its envoy in Sierre Leon, Femi Peters who died on Saturday, Jan. 21.

Below is the dispatch from Information and Foreign Affairs ministries:

His Excellency, President Adama Barrow and his entire Cabinet and the Government of The Gambia regret to announce the sudden death of Mr. Femi Peters, the Gambia’s Ambassador to the Republic of Sierra Leone, which sad even occurred in the early hours of Sunday 21st January 2017, in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

On the advent of this sad and unfortunate situation, the Government of The Gambia extends sincere condolences to the family of the deceased, UDP party militants and the entire Gambian populace on this irreparable lost and pray for God’s infinite blessing and mercy on the departed soul.

 Funeral arrangements will be announced later.

 May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace. Amen.


Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Honorable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Ousainou Darboe, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs wish to inform the public of the demise of His Excellency Olufemi Reginald In Gram, Ambassador of the Republic of The Gambia to the Republic of Sierra Leone on Saturday night, 20 January 2018 in Freetown.

The Ministry informs the public that arrangements have been made for the repatriation of the corpse of the deceased. The Ministry addresses condolences to the bereaved families and relatives of their dear friend and colleague.

We pray for the almighty Allah’s (SWT) infinite mercy and forgiveness on the departed soul and grant him Jannatul Firdaus.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Author: Picture: The late Femi Peters