Nov 5, 2021, 2:03 PM
Minister Hamat Bah is currently on a nationwide tour, visiting tourism and cultural areas ahead of the tourists’ season.
Eyewitnesses described the incident as “sad and shocking."
Mr. Bah’s convoy was believed to be coming from Brikama Ba end and heading to Kombo.
An anonymous source added that the driver who knocked the boy was speeding as he approached the said village.
“The four year old boy who was attempting to cross the road to the other side was eventually knocked by the speeding vehicle as the driver lost control."
Meanwhile, the body of deceased at the time of gathering the report was rushed to Bansang Hospital.
Residents of Kombo Sotokoi including the alkalo, kabilos, imam and other relevant personnel of the village over the weekend conveyed a press conference over the issue of multiple lands being unlawfully sold.
With legal support from the Sterling Centre for Law & Development, the families of West African migrants assisted by ANEKED, filed complaints on November 18 against the governments of Ghana and The Gambia before the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice for infringing several international human rights, including the right to judicial remedies.