The Point (Banjul)

27 December 2012

Gambia: New Upper Nuimi Chief Installed

The newly-appointed Chief of Upper Nuimi District in the North Bank Region, Modou Charty Cham, was on Saturday installed at a colourful ceremony held in his home village.

Speaking at the event, the new chief took pledged to serve the people of the area in their best interest, and to live up to expectations.

chief Cham urged his people to maintain the peace, which has been there all along.

The ceremony was graced by the Speaker of the National Assembly, the paramount chief, governors, and local police chiefs, NAMs, among others.

The North Bank Region governor, Lamin Queen Jammeh, administered the oaths for the new chief.

Governor Jammeh expressed hope and confidence that the new chief would serve his people well, stating that he has all the qualities it takes to do so.

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