Badara Joof, the vice president of Gambia, reportedly died in India.

The president of the Gambia, Adama Barrow, posted on twitter to announce the death of the nation’s second-ranking official

President Barrow tweeted:

“Fellow #Gambians, it is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing away of my #VicePresident, His Excellency, Badara Alieu Joof. The sad event took place in India after a short illness. May Allah grant him Jannahtul Firdawsi.”

Previously, Mr. Joof, the late vice president, held the position of minister of higher education, research, science, and technology in the Gambia from 2017 to 2022.

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