New ECOMIG force commander takes office

Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The new commander of the ECOWAS Mission in Gambia (ECOMIG), Colonel Fulgence Ndour, from Senegal, has assumed office, according to a press release made available to PANA on Thursday.

He takes over from Colonel Magatte Ndiaye.

The press release described Colonel Ndour as a seasoned and very proficient senior military officer who brings to ECOMIG a wealth of experience that is expected to add a fresh dimension and new impetus to gains made by his predecessor.

The release said, under his watch, ECOMIG will further enhance the existing positive working relations and joint operations with the Gambian Armed Forces.

He will also work with other major stakeholders to achieve the force's mandate and the overall objective of sustaining peace and stability in Gambia.
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08 Março 2018 19:55:07

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