Apr 17, 2012, 12:38 PM
Despite efforts by the new chairman of Farato Village Development Committee Mr.Saikou Njai and The Gambia Supreme Islamic Council (GSIC) to resolve the Imamship crisis in Kombo South Western Region their exist still some problems.
In their bid to resolve the long standing Farato Imamship crisis, The Gambia Supreme Islamic Council (GSIC) send a delegation to the village to address the situation. To that effect, a meeting was convene on October 26th at the said mosque which was attended by the various Kabilo heads, Imam Ratib of Farato, Imam Samba Bah, Alkalo among others. After the meeting, GSIC in a letter dated
Meanwhile, despite the above directives Imam Bah seems not to be complying fully. Yes he is no longer the Imam of the mosque but Bah is still said to have transferred the mosque microphone and other properties to his compound where he establish a mosque.
According to sources the community is in desperate need of the microphone which is now hang at the compound of Imam Samba Bah. The sources went further to say that the microphone in question was donated to the
Meanwhile, the Point have been reliably informed that the community unanimously selected Oustass Ba Jerreh Darboe as Imam, Babagalleh Jallow and Ismaila Jammeh as 1st and 2nd Deputy Imams of
Efforts were made yesterday to reach to Imam Samba Bah for his reaction but to no avail.