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Cameroonian community celebrates 42th independence anniversary

Jun 23, 2014, 10:54 AM | Article By: Malamin L.M. Conteh

The Cameroonian community residing in The Gambia Saturday celebrated their country’s 42th independence anniversary at a ceremony held at Mansea Beach Resort in the Senegambia hotels area.

The event brought people from different walks of life to observe this significant day in the Cameroon’s calendar.

Speaking at the ceremony, the president of the Cameroonian community in The Gambia, MS Okoye, thanked the gathering on behalf of the community for their presence.

The Gambia is a peaceful country, with a peace-loving and nice people and her nice people. The President of The Gambia is a peaceful leader, she added.

The day was set aside for the celebration of their unification day which came through a referendum.

Ms Okoye announced that The Gambia is hosting more than 100 Cameroonians, and urged them to be law-abiding.

The guest speaker at the ceremony was Dr Henry DR Carol, ho said The Gambia and Cameroon have many things in common.

He added that Cameroon is a bilingual state, and Cameroonian lawyers are practicing in The Gambia without difficulties.

The Gambia is renowned for its peaceful, and that was why it has attracted many people, who come and make Gambia as their second home.

The ceremony was chaired by a senior state counsel at the Attorney General’s Chambers, Legunju Vitalise.  

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