The Chief of Defence Staff, Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), Lt General Masanneh N Kinteh, the deputy Chief of Defence Staff, the Commanders of the Gambia National Army and the Gambia Navy, General Officers, Officers, men and ratings of the GAF regret to announce the sudden and untimely death of Lieutenant Commander Momodou Badjie of The Gambia Navy and a representative at the Senegalo-Gambia Secretariat. This sad event occurred on Saturday 12 October 2019 at the Serrekunda General Hospital and the sad news is extended to the President of the republic and Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces, His Excellency Adama Barrow, the Minister of Defence and all cabinet ministers, Security Services Chiefs, Senegalo-Gambia Secretariat, all friends and relatives in The Gambia, Senegal and abroad.
Burial shall take place at his family home in Brikama this afternoon, Sunday 13 October 2019 at 1400 hours. May his soul rest in peace. Amen.