The former Secretary General of Writers Association of The Gambia (WAG), Modou Lamin Age-Almusaf Sowe has apologized to his victims who accused him of sexual harassment and fraud.
In his apology article sent to The Chronicle, Sowe registered his “sincere apology to the victims and the membership Writers’ Association of The Gambia (WAG) for my professional misconduct and for my own mistakes.”
“On the issue of sexual harassment and fraud, I would therefore like to wholeheartedly apologise to all who felt affected in this – but also uniting with them at the same time by standing by any other concern Gambian citizen, gender activists and WAG, to condemn any form of sexual harassment against women in work places, or elsewhere.”
“I thank the National Human Rights Commission of The Gambia (NHRC) and the WAG Executive for the mediation and being very independent in this. In conclusion, I reiterate my apology to all and promise to be their advocate and fight against all the things I have been accused of.”
The erstwhile secretary general of the Writers association of The Gambia (WAG), Modou Lamin Age-Almusaf Sowe resigned from his position as Secretary General of the Association. His resignation was made public in a press release issued by the president of the writers association Cherno Omar Barry who wrote that Mr Sowe’s resignation was as a result of allegations of fraud and sexual harassment levelled against him by several members of the association.