Aug 19, 2015, 9:49 AM
As the situation in violence-rocked
The latest arrival saw the evacuation of 347 more Gambians, 51 Senegalese, 28 Bissau Guineans and one from Guinea Conakry. This follows the arrival on Thursday of 164 Gambians, who were also trapped in
The evacuees were received upon arrival at Banjul International Airport by the Secretary General and Head of the Civil Service, Dr Njogu Bah, Interior Minister Ousman Sonko, Director General of Immigration, Buba Sagnia, and other senior government officials.
Speaking in an interview with our reporter, the Public Relations Officer of the Gambia Immigration Department, Assistant Superintendent of Immigration Ba Essa Jawara, commended President Yahya Jammeh for his generosity in evacuating Gambians trapped in
He revealed that a total number of 175 Gambians were also evacuated, whilst they received 172 on Saturday. He said the rescue team sent by the government has finished evacuating Gambians in