The Association of Health Journalists (AHoJ), of The Gambia, has now turned to be GRTS staff bantaba as six of the nine executive members, elected at a clandestine congress, are all from the state broadcaster.
The congress, held on Saturday at The Daily News office in Churchills Town, witnessed stepping down of Pa Modou Faal as the president of the association.
Fatou Touray of Gambia Info newspaper is now the president while Dodou Bojang of GTRS and Annia Gaye of Foroyaa newspaper are the 1st and the 2nd vice president respectively.
Other members of the executive are Francis Mendy of GRTS as the Secretary General, Foroyaa’s Amie Sanneh who is the wife of Dodou Bojang, the 1st vice president, was elected as the assistant secretary general. Ida Jobe of GRTS as the treasurer, Ebner Musu Jassey as the public relations officer. Mama Jaye and Sally Jarjue, both of GRTS are elected as co-opted members of the executive.
However, though this is the second or the third time some of these people are elected in the executive of the association, it’s obvious that most of them as not seen to be good followers of the ex-president and were not making any meaningful contribution as executive member, even most of those ordinary members were not good followers. Research has proven that only good followers can be good leaders, if you are not a good follower it is obvious that you will not be a good leader as well.