Dec 22, 2021, 1:19 PM
State House, Banjul, 21 December 2021: His Excellency President Adama Barrow continues to receive more congratulatory messages for his re-election in the December 4, 2021, presidential elections.
Maimuna had a brief illness on Thursday which claimed her life on Saturday evening at her residence in Wellingara. Maimuna had worked with the The Standard and The Voice Newspaper as a freelance journalist.
The Point expressed its heartfelt condolences to the family of the late Maimuna and described her demise as great loss for the media in the country.
“It is shocking to the entire media to register three deaths at the beginning of the year. We hope and pray that the Almighty grants all the departed souls a place in Jannah.”
The Gambia Press Union (GPU) also sends its deepest condolences to one of its board members, Momodou Jawo on the demise of his wife.
The GPU stated that “the news of Maimuna Sey’s demise was received with shock and dismay by the Gambia Press Union and the entire media fraternity. Herself a journalist, Maimuna used to work for The Point newspaper. She is survived by two young children.”
“During this time of sorrow, we would like to wish Mr. Jawo and his family comfort and fortitude to bear such irreparable loss.”
GPU President Muhammed S. Bah said: “We join the families of Jawo and Maimuna in grieving but also in praying for the departed soul. Our heartfelt condolences to both families.”
The ‘3 Years Jotna’ is not convinced and does not trust the Attorney General's decision to withdraw the criminal charges against their executive members and set them free, claiming the decision is politically motivated.
Operatives of the Drug Law Enforcement Agency, The Gambia (DLEAG) have arrested one Tafsir Ababacarr Diahateh; a Senegalese gendarme with a firearm and two bundles of suspected cannabis, The Point has been reliably informed.