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Young Gambian writer to launch book today

Jan 7, 2022, 12:49 PM | Article By: Makutu Manneh &Isatou Ceesay Bah

Modou Lamin Age Almusaf Sowe, alias ML Sowe, a young Gambian writer cum librarian at Masroor Senior Secondary School (MSSS) is expected to launch a book titled: ‘Don’t Judge a Book by the Cover’, today, Friday at Ebunjan Theater in Kanifing.

The launch is expected to include an international conference of scholars from the UK, USA, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Ethiopia and Belgium with Honorable Ousman Touray, the Pan Africanist as one of the guest speakers.

In statement made available to The Point, Mr. Sowe said, he has high honor and distinct privilege to the official launch of the book and the unveiling of awards of excellence for African literature that he recently won at Atlanta, Georgia. 

He noted that he sees himself as a hardworking person and somebody contributing to national development.

He expressed delight to his former school, Masroor Senior Secondary School for building his educational career during his secondary education.  He assured both ex and current Masroor students of free entry.

“I am who I am because of Marsoor Senior Secondary School especially teachers who taught me at the school.  I have explicit respect for all of them without an exception,” he said.