Mar 10, 2021, 12:44 PM
Adama Conteh, a widow of late Lamin Tunkara yesterday testified before the TRRC, narrating that her husband disappeared and allegedly killed by former president Yahya Jammeh’s government.
Mayoress Lowe who doubles as the President of Rafela International Gambia Chapter unveiled this in Jarra Soma during a convergence organised by Rafela.
The initiative, she added, is meant to support Gambian women who find it difficult to access ID cards due to financial constraints among others.
According to her, the initiative is to support 500K Gambian women who have all the required documents to get a National ID card but cannot afford the cost attached. She also dwelled on the importance of women having the National ID Card which can help them to acquire their voters’ card and other important National documents to be used as identification in many other transactions like in business/commercial transactions.
She further urged the women of The Gambia to prepare their required documents and contact their Local Administrative Authorities for onward processing of their National ID cards as soon as possible.
“One of the main aims of this initiative is to encourage the women of The Gambia to go out in their numbers to exercise their voting rights.”
Rafela, she added, will be in contact with the local government authorities for onward processing and all costs will be paid directly to the Department of Immigration.
Gambian legendary footballer, Alh. Momodou Njie, alias Briri Biri was laid to rest on Wednesday 22 July 2020 at the Jeshwang Cemetery, with President Adama Barrow leading a tribute at his memorial service.
Hundreds of people including alkalolu, youth and women representatives among other residents of Nianija are in excitement ahead of President Adama Barrow’s visit to the district on 7 November 2010.
Ousman Sowe, the director general of the country’s State Intelligence Service (SIS) recently delivered a lecture for visiting Nigerian Military Personnel on Covid-19 and its implications.