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Senegalese national dies, after walking from Barra to CRR

Apr 27, 2010, 10:55 AM | Article By: Abdourahman Sallah in CRR

Information reaching this paper from Central River Region has stated that one Sulayman Jallow, a Senegalese national, died at Janjanbureh dispensary on Thursday 22nd April 2010, after reportedly walking over 200 kilometres, from Barra to Central River Region.

According to his counterpart, one Ousman Dem of Basse in URR, he met with the late Sulayman Jallow on the way, while they were both walking, going towards Lamin Koto.

He said the deceased told him that he walked from Barra to Farrafenni, where he spent the night, and continued on the following day until they met, and walked together.

They were going towards Lamin Koto, when he (the deceased) collapsed between the villages of Bulbuku and Jarumeh Koto in Central River Region North, Dem added.

He was then rushed to Janjanbureh dispensary where he was pronounced clinically dead, he further revealed.

According to his particulars, Sulayman Jallow was born on 24th January 1973 in a community, called Pickenn in Senegal.

Meanwhile, at the time of going to press, the body of the deceased was being taken to Bansang Hospital.