Sep 8, 2020, 12:04 PM
The Gambia on Sunday 6 September 2020 registered 46 new cases, taking the number of covid-19 cases confirmed in the country to 3,196.
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.”
Head of Epidemiology and Disease Control Center at the Ministry of Health has stated that an expatriate technical committee of epidemiologists, lab technicians, clinical and communication has been set-up to monitor the situation of an infectious mysterious disease in Senegal to prevent it from entering The Gambia.
Reliable sources have informed The Point that former managing director, Gambia Port Authority (GPA), Lamin L. Sanyang, has been appointed deputy managing director at the National Food Security and Processing Marketing Corporation known as GCC.
The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) on Tuesday signed a project partnership with the European Union (EU) to promote investments in culture, creative arts and sports to enhance resilience against climate change in local communities.