YJAG elects new executive

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

The Young Journalists Association of The Gambia (YJAG), a newly formed association, on Sunday elected its new executive member that will run the day-to-day affairs of the association for a two year-term, at a meeting held at the Media Agenda building in Churchill’s Town.

Abba Gibba, a reporter at the Point newspaper, who presided over the election, announced the results as follows.

Nfamara Jawneh of the Point Newspaper was elected as the President of YJAG, Musa Ndow, a reporter at the Daily Observer, as 1st Vice-President, Isatou Baldeh, also a reporter at the Daily Observer as second Vice-President, Demba Kandeh, a reporter at Today Newspaper as Secretary-General. Also elected are Saihou Cesay from Media Agenda as Assistant Secretary-General, Aminata Sanneh, a reporter at Today Newspaper as Treasurer, Assan Sallah, a reporter at the Daily Observer, as the Public Relations Officer (PRO). At the same time, Abdourahman Sallah and Baboucarr Senghore of the Point newspaper were elected as Auditor, and co-opted member respectively.  Two other co-opted members were supposed to be elected in the next meeting.

At the end of the election, Nfamara Jawneh, President of the YJAG, described the election as free and fair. He commended Abba Gibba for his efforts during the election.

Author: Written by Musa Ndow
Source: The Daily Observer Newspaper