Aug 27, 2008, 6:59 AM
Honourable Alhagie Amulie Janneh, a former Parliamentarian and CRR Governor, has passed away last Tuesday, at the West Field Clinic after a brief illness.
According to Dr. Syrfo Conteh, a close relative of the late Amulie Janneh, the deceased was born in 1935 in the
Dr. Conteh further revealed that the late Janneh decided to enter into politics and became a parliamentarian under the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) on many occasions. He was later appointed as Minister of Local Government and Lands, where he served for a few years and remained a parliamentarian till 1994.
He was later invited in Touba
According to him, Janneh died on Tuesday at the West Field Clinic while waiting for his x-ray result between the hours 3-5 pm.
There were so many dignitaries at his residence in New Jeshwang, including the Governor of the Central River Region, Mr. Nganyi Touray, Mr. Alpha A Khan, Principal of Charles Jaw Memorial School, National Assembly Members and a cross section of people, all of whom expressed heartfelt condolences, describing the late Honourable Amulie Janneh as a philanthropist, and a devoted Muslim.The late Alhagie Amulie Janneh was yesterday laid to rest at his birthplace in Kaur Janneh Kunda at 2pm. He was survived by a wife and several children. May his soul rest in perfect peace, Amen