Pa Ousman Joof, a volunteer and Gambian journalist based in the United States, has received two awards in the United States for supporting and promoting the rights and well-being of immigrants.
Mr. Joof is a prominent Gambian in the state of Washington in the United States. He founded the Washington West African Centre in Seattle and the Gambia Talents Promotion as a journalist.
He was named Washington State’s Best African Nonprofit Executive. On the other hand, Channel A TV in Washington presented his organization, the Washington West African Centre, with the African Achievement Awards, a prestigious Premier Multifaceted Red Carpet award each year.
Reacting to the award, Pa Ousman Joof said:
“I am honored to receive this Award on behalf of the Board of Directors, Staff, interns, volunteers, and the entire West African Community in Washington State. It is a good feeling to do something and be recognized for it,” delightful Pa told Alkamba Times from his base in Washington State”