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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Brit-Gambian gets OBE

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Mr Faal is chair of the diaspora organisation, African Foundation for Development (AFFORD) and founder of RemitAid.  Mr Faal was a university lecturer and has advised governments, diplomats, policymakers and academics all over the world.  

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In 2013 he opened the UN High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development alongside the UN Secretary General and he is a panel member of the UK Governments Global Poverty Action Fund.  

Gibril was educated at the Gambia High School and his first job was as a trainee clerk of court at the Supreme Court of The Gambia.  He has been a justice of the peace (JP) for over 10 years sitting as a magistrate in London.

Mr Faal was nominated for his award by the UK Department for International Development.  

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