Sep 2, 2020, 12:22 PM
The legendary icon, who had travelled far and wide across the length and breadth of this country and even beyond, died at the Bafrow Hospital in Serrekunda.
His untimely demise has sent shock waves across a wide spectrum in both the country’s education and music scenes.
Starting his musical career in the early 60’s while going to school, Njie within a short span of time had managed to make his presence felt on the country’s music scene with hit songs after the other.
He released thrilling songs filled with positive and uplifting messages, while contributing his quota to national development.
Due to his active stance towards the promotion of the country’s music and cultural heritage, Njie was conferred with a prestigious award by former President Yahya Jammeh during the 5th Kanilai International Cultural Festival.
The late Mam Tamsir bagged a master’s degree in communication from a prestigious institution in the United Kingdom. He was laid to rest on Wednesday at the Old Jeswang Cemetery.
Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education on Monday disclosed that 309 students scored nine (9) credits in the 2020 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations (WASSCE), comprising 203 males and 106 females.
Tragedy struck the community of Sare Samba in the Lower Fulladou District of the Central River Region when a vehicle part of the convoy of the Tourism and Culture minister, Hamat Bah reportedly knocked and killed one Hamasi Baldeh, a 4-year-old, The Point has been reliably informed.