The death of Ebrima Drammeh, the son of the late lawyer Drammeh, has been announced today in Banjul. Ebrima Drammeh, a former journalist and also a seasoned solicitor  met his death today. The circumstances surrounding his demise is unclear, but sources said Drammeh was in good health conditions, a week before his demise. Ebrima Drammeh obtained his law LLB honors in the United Kingdom, before returning to the Gambia, where he worked as a solicitor and a media consultant. Drammeh at some point was running the Gambianet, a local internet online paper based in the Gambia. Members of the bar, family members, loved ones and friends of the Drammeh family witnessed the burial. Drammeh was described as a “patriotic son” of the Gambia, who enjoys sharing and helping the needy.

A good orator and writer, Drammeh was one of the country’s youngest LLB graduates in the early 90’s. During a BCC Focus on Africa  program, centered on the future of the Gambia, during the transition period, Drammeh openly spoke his mind on military rule and the way ahead to mole the future of the West African state. Drammeh spent part of life helping humanity.

Ebrima Drammeh is a brother to lawyer Momodou Drammeh. They both studied law  at the same time  in the UK. His brother Momodou Drammeh  was called to the Gambian Bar some couple of years ago. The entire country is talking about his sudden death. Drammeh at some point worked with the Daily Observer in Banjul before his UK law studies and other international broadcasting institutions.

Journalist Alagi Yorro Jallow, an uncle to the deceased said he was devastated by the news of  Ebrima’s death.”Ebrima was a very intelligent person who had a great future. His death is a shock to the family and the Gambia. May Allah grant him Janna and will continue to pray for him.”said Mr.Jallow

The late Ebrima Drammeh was a close friend of Gambia’s political scientist and media consultant Dr.Ebrima Ceesay and Sheriff Bojang former Observer Managing Director respectively. He was also an admirer of the publisher of this paper, Pa Nderry M’Bai, dating back his days at the Daily Observer, as a senior staff reporter. Drammeh loved journalism and law to the bottom of his heart, that we can confirm. The management and staffers of the Freedom Newspaper extend its condolences to the deceased’s family. May his soul rest in perfect peace.

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