98 Gambian peacekeepers depart for Darfur

Banjul- Gambia (PANA) -- The eight batches of Gambian peacekeepers, consisting of 98 security agents, left Banjul Friday for Dafur under the African Union peace k eeping mission, in Sudan.
Addressing the officers before their departure, Chief of Staff, Lt.
Col.
Yankuba Drammeh, urged them to act and behave in a disciplined, respected and trustwort h y manner while in Dafur, adding that they should respect the host country in the i r day to day dealings there.
Drammeh also advised the soldiers to desist from anything that could tarnish the image of the United Nations, African Union and the Gambian government.
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He also urged them to work as a team and not in isolation.

13 february 2009 16:58:00




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