The body of the late GDC NAM Demba Sowe was on Friday, 31st January 2020, laid in state at the National Assembly before being laid to rest finally at his home village in Nana, Central River Region (CRR).
The vice president Dr Isatou Touray and Cabinet ministers, joined the National Assembly Members, some political party leaders such Ousainou Darboe of UDP, Mai Fatty of GMC, OJ Jallow, Papa Njie of PPP, Musa Batchilly of GAP, Halifa Sallah and Sidia Jatta, leaders of PDOIS, both of whom double as National Assembly Members, and hundreds of other people at the National Assembly for the laying in State, Friday morning.
Statements were delivered by the vice president Dr Isatou Touray, The Speaker Hon, Mariam Jack Denton, Samba Gagigo, on behalf of the deceased’s family, etc. They all bade farewell to the late Parliamentarian and spoke good about the late NAM’s humility, commitment and dedication to nation building, etc.
The deceased was then transported to his birthplace of Nana village in Niamina West, CRR, where he was finally laid to rest.
Thousands of people including Hon Mamma Kandeh, GDC leader; cabinet ministers; National Assembly Members; Kemesseng Jammeh who was sent by Hon. Ousainou Darboe on behalf of UDP; Musa Batchilly of GAP; Abba Sanyang, CRR governor; GDC members and supporters; families of the deceased, friends, sympathisers, etc, attended the burial.
It would be recalled that the late Parliamentarian died last in Morocco, where he was on a private visit.
Source: MC Cham Jnr, GDC’s National Youth President.