EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, The Gambia: Veteran broadcaster, Alhagie Sarjo Barrow has been laid to rest exactly three days before his 66th birthday. He died on Sunday following a brief illness, family sources said.
Thousands of mourners from the media fraternity, relatives and civil service joined the Muslim burial procession with his coffin prestigiously held above heads to his final home on earth.
The late Barrow is remembered in one aspect for his popular programme, the ‘Jamano’ that summed up weekly current national and global stories on The Gambia Radio and Television Services, GRTS. He has since retirement, initiated a daily news review programme on Star FM radio.
He created passion in breaking down complex English texts into the Mandinka tongue for audience across the country.
Born on 26th December, 1953 in the Central River Regional village of Niamina Kudang, Sarjo Barrow survived over three-decade of experience in the field of journalism through which he was known as “one of the country’s most talented broadcasters.”