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CDS Drammeh, others self-quarantined amid Corona Virus

Mar 20, 2020, 12:50 PM | Article By: Momodou Jawo

The newly appointed Chief of Defence Staff of The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), Lieutenant General Yankuba Drammeh alongside Navy Captain, Dembo Jarju have agreed to go on self-quarantine amid the spread of Covid 19, The Point has been informed.

This comes following news on Tuesday that the first Gambian infected with Covid 19 also arrived on the same Royal Air Maroc Flight.

CDS Drammeh, Navy Cpt Dembo Jarju and Mamour Jobe, Inspector General of Police, were part of passengers that boarded Royal Air Maroc flight, which arrived at the Banjul International Airport on 14th March, while on an official mission from France.

When contacted for comments, Major Lamin K. Sanyang, the spokesperson of GAF, said the newly appointed CDS has decided on his self-quarantine.

Meanwhile, the spokesperson of Gambia Police Force, ASP Lamin Njie couldn’t be reached for comments at the time of gathering the reports.