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Late Colley described a patriot

By Ndellah Jeng
At the funeral services for Hon. Fakebba Colley, the National Assembly Member for Kiang West Constituency, who died on Saturday 14th August 2021 at his residence in Nema Kunku village, was laid in the National Assembly chambers Monday for a state burial.
Delivering his tribute as government representative Hon. Minister for Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly Matters, Hon. James F Gomez, extends his heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the disease.
Hon Gomez in his eulogy praised the disease for his patriotism , who he said since his incarceration in 2016, not for a personal crime but a crime of trying to salvage the Gambia,this was his strive that resulted to the deterioration of his health condition until his demised”.
Hon Gomez praise the late Hon Colley for his love for his country and utmost dedication in his functions at the Assembly. He extends the condolences of the head of state, H.E President Barrow to the family of the Late Hon Colley.
In conclusion Hon. Gomez stated “honorable Colley served his people as their representative in parliament at a time he was almost unfit healthwise as a result of his incarceration. He equally confirmed from other tributes about late Colley , that he was a calm, tolerant, well-mannered and a respectful gentleman at his work and all public gatherings, and served the Assembly with distinction”.

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