Thouusands of Gambians including President Adama Barrow paid their last respect to Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara who was laid to rest on Thursday at the National Assembly complex.

The first president of of The Gambia and the Father of the Nation was buried with full military honours after a solemn State Funeral.

The body of the late president Sir Dawda Jawara draped in the national flag lie in state at the Chamber of the National Assembly.
Pall bearers from the security forces stand guard with the late president body at the chamber of the National Assembly
The late president’s widow Lady Chilel Jawara paying her last respect
Sir Dawda Jawara’s widows Lady Chilel and Lady Njaimeh
President Adama Barrow and the Speaker of the National Assembly Mrs Mariam Denton
The Gambia government led by the president, Adama Barrow, government officials, foreign dignitaries and members of the National Assembly pay their respect to the late president during a solemn ceremony
The late president’s body was brought to the National Assembly by pall bearers from The Gambia Police Force.
The late president coffin is being carried by pall bearers from the security forces.
A Guard of Honour display by The Gambia Armed Forces at the National Assembly complex

Soldiers in a procession as they escort the body of Sir Dawda Jawara to the King Fahd Mosque
President Adama Barrow signing the book of condolences for the late president Sir Dawda Jawara
The book of condolences for the late president
A crowd of onlookers at the National Assembly complex
A cross section of the Gambia’s society at the National Assembly complex to witness the historic ceremony
At the National Assembly during the State Funeral
Government officials and foreign dignitaries at the National Assembly complex
The National Assembly complex

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