Director of Forestry dies
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The death has been announced Thursdayof the director of Forestry, Abdoulie Sanneh at the RVTH after a brief illness.
Born on the 18th February 1960 in Wasadu in Foni Jarrol in the Western Region, Abdoulie Alpha Sanneh started his educational journey at St. Edward's Primary School where he sat to the Common Entrance Examination in 1973 and proceeded to St. Edward's Junior Secondary School, then to Gambia High School where he completed his education in The Gambia in 1979.
In November 1979 he was employed at the Department of Forestry as a Forest Guard Trainee attached to the Inspectorate Unit in Upper River Division, now Upper River Region until in August 1980.
Sanneh served in various positions within the Department of Forestry. He began his journey into the business of Forestry from scratch climbing through the ladder rising up through dint of diligence, determination and discipline to the admirable position of Principal Forestry Officer.
The late Sanneh was laid to rest last Friday at the Brikama Gida Muslim Cemetery. He is survived by two wives and several children.
Author: Momodou Faal