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WAG elects new Secretary General

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The Writer’s Association of the Gambia (WAG) has on Saturday 16th January 2020 elected Kebba Mamburay as the new Secretary General of the association.

The election of the post of Secretary General was held during the association’s Annual General Meeting.

Dr. Cherno Omar Barry, the president of WAG, advised members to take the association seriously.

He said it is their responsibility to take the association to another level.

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He said it is in their plans to expand the association and even transform it into a company.

“We are happy WAG continues to strive despite its struggles,” he said.

Mr. Barry also explained that it has not been easy lately for the association.

Dr. Barry sensitized the members on the main purpose of the association and its history.

Some of the members abroad took part in the discussion via zoom.

Kebba Mamburay shared the report of the activities of WAG from 2019 to 2020.

He told members that they were unable to hold the AGM in December due to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).

The president presented the financial report of WAG and the current account of the association.

He delivered the report on behalf of the Treasurer Ms. Ramatoulie Othman.

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