Oct 26, 2020, 10:56 AM
Gambian High Commissioner to Senegal Hon. Ebrima Ousman Ndure has bid farewell to Senegalese president, Macky Sall after completing his 3-year mission as Gambian High Commissioner to Senegal.
It will be recalled that the preceding press release indicated that within the 20th-25th January, 40 persons had been at large; this publication goes further to share all the cases that were confirmed to be COVID positive and have been non-compliant in the month of January 2021. It should be noted that it could be that some of the individuals on this list may have become negative or are no longer actively shedding the virus at the point of this publication; however due to their non-compliance to abide by the Ministry’s isolation and testing policy, we cannot entirely ascertain that.
04th FEBRUARY 2021
In addition to the above, the following people are recently arriving travelers who entered the country with a negative test certificate, however evaded the mandatory quarantine and the testing upon arrival protocol:
Ensuring data privacy and confidentiality as we battle COVID-19, is of paramount importance to the Ministry of Health. We assure the public that we will continue to strongly protect each individuals’ COVID tests information as long as the protocols and guidelines for COVID cases are adhered to by the individuals. This publication of names comes after several attempts by health officials to convince the above-mentioned persons to comply with health authorities and COVID isolation protocols.
We remind the public that the country is facing an alarming upsurge in positive cases, coupled with the growing false sense of security and laxity. We urge each individual to remain vigilant and ensure that social distancing measures are observed at all times as much as possible. It is imperative to remember that in fighting disease threats, only a deep commitment to collective responsibility can yield a decisive difference.
We advise the general public to call 1025 should they know the whereabouts of any individual on this list, as in collaboration with The Ministry of Justice, charges would be proffered against those apprehended. Anyone mentioned in this missive should call 1025 and follow subsequent instructions in order to avoid conviction.
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An unidentified police officer is currently in ‘hot water’ as officers of the Drug Law Enforcement Agency – The Gambia have taken him into custody for reportedly helping a ‘renowned drug trafficker’ Lamin Jarju, alias Lamin Sarjoh, escape arrest; The Point has been reliably informed.
The Minister of Transport, Works, and Infrastructure, Bai Lamin Jobe, in a recent interview, spoke on various important ongoing construction projects within the Greater Banjul Area, West Coast Region, including University of The Gambia at Faraba-Banta, the Banjul International Airport and the Banjul roads, sewage and drainage projects.
Gambia Ports Authority has commissioned the services of Sino Majilak Gambia Plc, a Gambian company working with international partners to begin dredging of sand sediment from the Banjul sea port area of the Atlantic Ocean at a tune of €1.1 million.