Gambian VP Badara Alieu Joof dies in India after short illness

Gambian VP Badara Alieu Joof announced dead in India

The Gambia’s Vice-President Badara Alieu Joof has died in India,following a short illness, President Adama Barrow has announced.

The vice-president died after a short illness, although Mr Barrow did not mention whether he was receiving treatment in India.

Mr Barrow picked Mr Joof as vice-president after being re-elected in December 2021 for a second term.

In June, Mr Joof expressed dissatisfaction about the conduct of public affairs, saying Gambians had great expectations and “business as usual” would not lead to decisive change, the BBC reported.

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