Gambia’s Vice President, Joof is Dead
Gambia’s Vice President, Badara Joof, has died in India after a short illness, according to a tweet from President Adama Barrow.
Barrow wrote: “Fellow #Gambians, it is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing away of my #VicePresident, His Excellency, Badara Alieu Joof. The sad event took place in India after a short illness. May Allah grant him Jannahtul Firdawsi.
The President expressed his condolences and stated that Joof had previously served as the Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology from 2017 to 2022.