EYEAFRICA TV: Sinchu Alagie, THE GAMBIA:- Senegal’s Deputy Director General of Police, General Amadou Hamady Laam has on Thursday paid a courtesy call on the family of the late IGP Mamour Jobe in Sinchu Alhagie.
Général Laam, accompanied by a high power delegation of senior police officers, came to present their condolences to the family of the late IGP. Gambia’s Deputy IGP Abdoulie Sanyang led the delegation.
Speaking to Eye Africa TV, the Senegalese Deputy Police Chief said the late IGP Jobe was an exemplary leader and a friend of Senegal.
The visit according to him, is meant to showcase the joint security success the two countries had gained during the late IGP Jobe’s tenure in office.
Général Laam said the two security chiefs had common agenda to strengthen the existing relationship between the two countries, calling Jobe as a God fearing leader who dedicated his life to serving his country.
He further commended the smooth movement of goods and services between the two countries.
The family of the late IGP Jobe said although they have lost a family member but have seen and felt the testimonies of people from all works of life.
The family further expressed gratitude to the Senegalese government, particularly the police administration under the leadership of General Ousman Sey, for coming to The Gambia. This according to the family, shows his qualities in leadership.
Mr. Ousman Gaye, a cousin to the late Jobe, described him as a role model and a good leader whose qualities of leadership should be emulated by young officers to promote peace in the Senegambia region.
Gambia’s Deputy IGP, Abdoulie Sanyang, revealed that his former boss was very keen in strengthening the bilateral relationship between The Gambia and Senegal.
Police Chief Momour Jobe died last Saturday at Medicare Clinic in Brusubi.
The late IGP Jobe served in various units of the Police Force for about 40 years and spent the greater part of his career as the administrator of the Police Training School in Yundum.
The late Mamour Jobe is survived by 3 wives and 4 children.