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Alhadji Yahya Jarjusey is the area’s head chief whose role is to preside over traditional, cultural and judicial matters.

He is appointed by the president, but up until two years ago it was a position voted for by villagers.

Alhadji Jarjusey works under Soma’s mayor and together they oversee a region that is one of the poorest in The Gambia.

Apart from the river, there aren’t many revenue generating opportunities.

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