Kebba Famara Singhateh, the deputy head of Mission at the Gambian embassy in Moscow, Russia has passed away onboard a flight to The Gambia, The Alkamba Times is reliably informed.
He died late Friday evening within Senegalese airspace before landing at the Banjul International Airport, sources familiar with the unfortunate incident told Alkamba Times.
Mr. Singhateh is a member of the Coalition 2016 and was first appointed as the first secretary to the Moscow mission before his promotion in May 2021 as deputy head of mission in Moscow replacing Yankuba Saidy.
Mr. Kebba Singhateh graduated from Gambia High school in 1970 before enrolling at Gambia School of Nursing and Midwifery to become a state registered nurse- SRN.
In 1974, he went on to do pharmacology at the main referral hospital, the then RVH, and the following year, he went on a scholarship to study the Russian language at the First Leningrad Medical Institute in the Soviet Union graduating in 1977.
He holds a Masters’s degree in political science from the state university of Leningrad.