The Gambia Press Union (GPU) welcomes the release of the four journalists arrested and detained by the police.
Pa Modou Bojang of Home Digital FM and Gibbi Jallow, Ebrima Jallow and Madiou Jallow all of King FM were arrested on Sunday. They spent two nights incommunicado - without access to family or legal representation - at various police cells.
The president of the Gambia Press Union (GPU), Sheriff Bojang Jr, accompanied by the Secretary-General Saikou Jammeh today met the Minister for Health, Dr Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, at his offices in Banjul.
The Accountant General’s Department and the Central Bank of The Gambia recently
sensitised journalists on their various roles and functions in the national budgeting process
and public finance management.
The Gambia Press Union on Thursday began a two-day training of staff of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) and members of the Gambia Police Force and the Gambia Armed Forces on Access to Information and Elections.