Jul 21, 2020, 10:03 AM
The Turkish energy company, Karpowership, which provides electricity to the National Water and Electricity Company, on Sunday donated 60 rams to persons and institutions in the country.
Ansumana Jammeh reportedly died of high blood pressure at Afrimed clinic at around 11p.m.
Ansumana Jammeh, formerly Gambia’s ambassador to Qatar was believed to have died after an illness, family sources say.
Meanwhile, the APRC official Facebook page paid tribute to the deceased.
“Our heartfelt condolences to [ex] president Jammeh and the Jammeh kunda family on the demise of ambassador Ansu Jammeh. May Allah SWT grant him Jannah.”
Ansumana held several key positions during the Jammeh administration, including an ambassadorial duty heading the Gambia’s diplomatic mission in Qatar. Late Ansumana Jammeh also served as the executive director of Jammeh Foundation for Peace Hospital from 2006 to 2008. He also held the position of Managing Director of Alhamdulillah Petroleum Company (APAM), sand mining business in Kartong and Brufut, from July 2015 to November 2015.
In 2017, when President Adama Barrow established a commission of inquiry to investigate financial dealings of former president Jammeh and his close associates, Ansumana Jammeh was found wanting, leading to the forfeiture of some of his properties.
A serious clash that erupted on Tuesday 11 August between two neighbouring villages in the Naimina West District of the Central River Region (CRR) has left 20 people arrested and several others injured. At least three compounds from the other community (Fula) were reportedly set on fire; The Point has been reliably informed.
Scores of commercial drivers and roadside vendors along the Westfield Junction and its satellite areas have sulkily complained over the open gutters beside the road.