Jul 16, 2020, 12:12 PM
George Sonko replaces recently retired chief, Fabakary Nana Sonko.
George Sonko had previously served in this capacity after his election victory in the 1980s. As chief of Lower Nuimi, George held the chieftaincy for over a decade until the July, 22nd, 1994 coup when former President Yaya Jammeh relieved him of his duties.
Chief George Sonko re assumes this role with a wealth of experience and The Gambia government envisages a very smooth transition for the new chief and an amicable working relationship with his constituents.
Banjul – 30 November 2020: The Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, on Monday morning received the President of Ecowas Commission, His Excellency Jean – Claude Kassi Brou, in his office in Banjul.
Today, Monday 9 November, 2020, the TRRC will begin its 17th three-week session of public hearings. As at the end of the 16th session, the Commission had heard testimonies from 277 witnesses. Of these, 209 were male and 68 were female.