Nov 4, 2021, 11:55 AM
Since the start of the covid-19 pandemic, The Gambia like other affected countries has experienced cross cutting challenges in almost all sectors pertinent to its economy as a result of the impacts of the global pandemic.
President Barrow stressed the importance of the vaccination programme as The Gambia and the rest of the world continue the fight the deadly pandemic that has devastated the socio economic lives of people all over the world. He reassured the general public that the vaccines are safe and that all should work together to support the government and the Public health system in order to ensure a successful vaccination campaign.
The President also urged the media to support the government’s initiative and intensify the sensitisation programme to enlighten the public on the importance of the vaccination programme.
The occasion was graced by the Chinese Ambassador to The Gambia His Excellency Ma Jianchun who reaffirmed his government’s continued support to The Gambia in its fight against the pandemic.
The criminal case involving Bakary Sarr, Assistant Bailiff at the High Court in Banjul, who was charged with obtaining money by false pretence and fraud, continued on the 27th September, 2021, before Principal Magistrate Isatou Janneh-Njie of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court.
Health Minister Ahmadou Lamin Samateh and Vice President Dr. Isatou Toray have both tested negative for covid-19.
The criminal trial involving Bakary Sarr, Assistant Bailiff at the High Court in Banjul, commenced on the 7th September, 2021, before Principal Magistrate Isatou Janneh-Njie of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court with the first prosecution witness.