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update June 2014>>

Wandifa's wife, Mariama, gave birth to their second son in the early hours of Sunday 21st February 2010. We were lucky enough to be able to visit the family the following day and found both Mariama and baby doing well. It is the Gambian custom for newly born babies to remain inside the house for their first week, but we still managed to have some cuddling time and to take a few photos of the family with the new arrival. Wandifa and Mariama already have one little boy aged 3, Mo Lamin, who is a real character and already understands a lot of English.

Wandifa, Mariama & Ebrima Ian >>

Wandifa, Mariama & Ebrima Ian

   

Mariama & Ebrima Ian

Mariama & Ebrima Ian with Mo Lamin

Mariama & Mo Lamin check the photos

Mariama & Ebrima Ian

Mariama & Ebrima Ian
with Mo Lamin

Mariama & Mo Lamin
check the photos

Yankuba, Wandifa, Mariama, baby Ebrima Ian and Mo Lamin

The naming ceremony for the new baby was held on Saturday 27th February. Wandifa phoned on Sunday morning to say it had been a wonderful occasion and hundreds of people had visited during the day. He also told us that the name of the baby had been announced during the ceremony, as is the custom, and that the baby is to be called Ebrima Ian. We were very sad that we could not be present at the ceremony, but Ian is very honoured that the baby has been named after him.

Linda Murgatroyd was there for part of the day, and has sent us these photos.

(Yankuba is another of Pageant's agents)

 Yankuba, Wandifa, Mariama, baby Ebrima Ian
and Mo Lamin

Ebrima Ian

Wandifa, Ebrima Ian and Mariama

Ebrima Ian

Wandifa, Ebrima Ian and Mariama

Update June 2014

We have just published some news about Wandifa and Mariama's new daughter Nyima. You can read all about her on on this page.

Ebrima - usually called EB - could not be found when the photos were taken, so here is a more recent photo of him. in his school uniform. EB is now attending Nursery school at King's Kid Academy with his big brother, Mo Lamin.

 

<< EB in his school uniform.

     
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