those who are part of a security apparatus to carry out their duties in accordance with the dictates of  law and standard of best practice.  They should take their fellow citizens not like hostages under their watch but as brothers and sisters under their care. Sovereignty resides in the people. It is the sovereign person who should be protected at all times. One could imagine the grief which Binta’s friends and family members are enduring after shooting at a security check point led to her death. Is that the Gambia we should build after 50 years of Independence? Foroyaa will continue to monitor developments as the family and friends wait for answers and explanation surrounding Binta’s death.]]>