State responsibility for quarantine of visitors has shifted and the borders are open between Gambia and Senegal. Restriction in Senegal is leading to movements to the Gambia to hold big activities.
Social distance does not appear to matter anymore.
People are preparing for big celebrations and musical jamboree to mark the 56th anniversary of Independence. The death of prominent media personalities like Mr Ebou Waggeh and Mr Tamsir Njie should lead those in the media industry to become more concerned on how to protect the lives of media personalities, be they journalists or animators like musicians.
Foroyaa will encourage those in the industry to focus on the lives of these media personalities so as to celebrate their contribution to raising national awareness
The celebration of the National Day should be linked to remembrance of all those who lost their lives through untimely death.