Committee of Elders have expressed gratitude to the President
of The Republic Alhaji Dr. Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh for facilitating
the recent pilgrimage to the Holy City of Mecca by three Banjulians
representing the Capital City. The three pilgrims are Aja Oumie
Sarr of Hagan Street, Alhaji Lamin Fatty of Pignard Street and
Alhaji Sainey Jobe of Haddington Street.
In a letter
addressed to President Jammeh, the Council's Chairman, Alhaji
I.A.S. Burang John prayed to the Almighty to shower abundant blessings,
guidance and protection on the President towards achieving his
"lofty aims and inspirations".
also prayed that the year 2004 be a happy and prosperous year
for the First Family, government and the people of The Gambia.
to Deputy Imam Burang John, the selection of the three representatives
was done in consultation with committee members of the three Banjul
Constituencies and stakeholders.