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NPP pays last respect to late Ansumana Jammeh, Nafie Sonko

Aug 27, 2020, 11:31 AM

“It is with heavy hearts that we send our heartfelt condolence to the family of the late Ansumana Jammeh on behalf of the leadership and the entire membership of the National People’s Party. The news of Ansumana’s demise came to us as a shock and we join his family, members of the APRC and all those who knew him in mourning.

During his time as ambassador, Ansumana worked tirelessly to effectively contribute to the development of his country for which all Gambians will ever remain grateful.The Secretary General and Leader of the NPP wishes to personally send his heartfelt condolences to the Jammeh family and prays that his gentle soul rest in perfect peace.”

Meanwhile: “The leadership of the National people’s Party was deeply saddened to hear of Naffie Sonko’s death. It was a real shock to all of us. The loss of such a vibrant woman is indeed a very sad event. But knowing Naffie as some of us did, we know that she wouldn’t want us sitting down and grieving but rather celebrating the wonderful life she led. She was a true patriot who shared the belief that we can only build a vibrant nation by working together in furtherance of the tenets of democracy and by jealously guarding the peace and stability of this great nation.

The Secretary General and Leader of the NPP and the entire membership join in with everyone who knew Naffie Sonko in wishing her family peace and comfort as they face this very sad time. Our thoughts and prayers are with her wonderful family. May her gentle soul rest in eternal peace. We will miss her greatly.”

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