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Sir Dawda in America for Democratic Convention

Aug 25, 2008, 6:26 AM | Article By: By Ebrima Sawaneh

Former president Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara is said to have flown to ColoradoState in the United States of America to attend the Democratic Convention, sources hinted this paper.

Sir Dawda, according to privileged information, left Banjul last Tuesday. The National Democratic Institute invited the former Gambian president to attend the Democratic Convention, where Mr Barack Obama will be officially declared as the standard-bearer for the Democratic Party in the 2008 presidential race.

According to our sources, Lady Njameh accompanied D.K Jawara, as the ex-Gambian leader is fondly called.

Since his return to The Gambia, after a short exile in the United Kingdom following the overthrow of his government in 1994, Sir Dawda has kept a low profile at his Faraja residence.