Gambia: Malick Lowe embraced as ‘Mother’ by Daras Associations Beyond Banjul

In a heartwarming display of solidarity and recognition, Mayor Malick Lowe of Banjul has been bestowed with the title of “Mother” by two additional Daras Associations from neighboring regions, further amplifying his role as a unifying figure in the pursuit of education and community enrichment.

The prestigious honor was extended by the Association of Daras in Ebotown within the Kanifing Municipality and Mandinaba in the West Coast Region.

This symbolic gesture not only acknowledges Mayor Lowe’s leadership but also underscores his pivotal role in fostering collaboration and progress across diverse communities.

Expressing profound humility and gratitude, Mayor Lowe conveyed his appreciation to the esteemed members of these associations. He emphasized the significance of their trust and recognition, which fills him with immense pride and joy.

The associations’ dedication to promoting women’s education has had a profound impact on the social fabric of their communities. Mayor Lowe commended their unwavering commitment, highlighting their efforts as a beacon of hope and inspiration for countless individuals.

As the leader of Banjul, Mayor Lowe emphasized his deep honor in being associated with such a noble cause. He expressed confidence that this partnership would yield remarkable milestones, further contributing to positive change and prosperity for all involved.


The recognition from the Daras Associations reflects Mayor Lowe’s inclusive and collaborative approach to governance, transcending municipal boundaries to strengthen ties and advance shared objectives in education and community development.

This gesture not only celebrates his leadership but also underscores the unity and collective spirit among diverse communities in The Gambia.

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