The State House Mosque Committee has expressed gratitude and appreciation to the president of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya Jammeh, for his efforts towards the promotion and advancement of Islam.
Writing on behalf of the committee, WO2 Alhagie Basainey Camara, the Amir of the Mosque said President Jammeh's interventions towards the advancement, promotion and development of Islam in this country and beyond cannot be over-emphasized.
The message reads:
As Muslims all over the world entered the Islamic calendar of Maulude Nabi (the celebration of the birth of the Prophet Mohammed SAW) we the members of the State House Mosque Committee wish to seize this great opportunity to convey to you, the first family, the government and the people of the Republic of the beloved Gambia, our esteem andheartfelt felicitations on this auspicious occasion, a moment when true Muslims focus on the greatest achievements of the teachings and beliefs of Islam. It is quite evident that your personal interventions towards the advancement, promotion and development of Islam in this country and beyond cannot be over-emphasized.
The sixth year victory celebration of the breakthrough of the major sickness in the Gambia, regardless of religion, tribe and political affiliations at the July 22 Square was indeed a milestone of the greatest success within the circle of your visionary leadership qualities. This is a moment despite your busy schedules that you kindly stepped into render selfless services to humanity without asking for a penny. Patients travelled far and long distances to seek for your treatment. Your well behaved and mannered staff always on their toes at the mercy of the patients; with this they go on sleepless nights and days to make sure that patients' satisfaction will be their number one priority and concern.
The recent approval of your government of the changes of the timings of official working hours was a brilliant move in the right direction for a better conducive condition. We only hope that henc forth delivery and productivity qualities shall be improved tremendously. Your visionary and pan-African leadership to move The Gambia to a higher height shall be planted into brighter constellations in which for development the sky is the limit. Nineteen year ago, you have really changed the lively condition of everyone in this country from a state of ignorance to a state of maturity.
The State House cannot rely on our oars without extending to you best prayers for you continue true governance for a better Gambia. May the Almighty Allah who has the powers over everything blessed you with the strength, courage, determinations to lead this country for many more years to come in the brightest future. Your Excellency, kindly accept our best assurances and fraternal esteem.
WO2 Alhagie Basainey Camara
Amir of the Mosque