Gambian Vice President 'Badra Ali Joffe' passes away in India
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Gambian President Adama Barrow tweeted on 18 January 2023 that Gambia's Vice President 'Badra Ali Jofe' has passed away in India after a illness.
An overview of the news:
65-year-old Badra Ali had also been the Education Minister before becoming the Vice President.
He served as the Education Minister from 2017 to 2022.
In the year 2016, the famous personality of Gambia 'Yahya Jammeh' was defeated by Badra Ali.
He was then the fourth Vice-President to serve alongside President Adama Barrow.
Badra Ali worked at the World Bank as an education specialist for West and Central Africa.
Gambia was also in the news last year due to the death of about 70 children in the African country Gambia after consuming cough syrup made in India.
President: Adama Barrow
Currency: Gambian Dalasi
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