By RFIPalled on 06-08-2019Modified on 06-08-2019 at 09:10
Mamoudou Barry, the young Guinean intellectual assassinated on July 19 in Rouen in a "racist" attack and whose remains were repatriated Saturday evening in Guinea, was buried on Monday, August 5 in his native village Bolaroya, in the presence of a crowd immense.
Young Mamoudou Barry can rest quietly. His family will remain forever grateful to him. The reception that was reserved for his remains speaks volumes about what he represented for his family. The Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research was one of the witnesses.
" We are very sad about this death," said Abdoulaye Yéro Baldé, " but we are comforted by the mobilization. You have seen all the people who have come to show their compassion following the tragic disappearance of Dr. Mamoudou Barry. I hope he will serve as a model and especially that, with the publication of his book, many of our young people will be inspired . "
Who, on foot, by bike, motorcycle or car, there was a human tide in the public square of Bolaroya where the young Mamoudou learned the French alphabet in the early 90s. The governor of the region of Mamou, Amadou Oury Diallo was a privileged person. " It was the entire population who participated and found themselves in total emotion. You see Mamou, here is the whole population. "
Guinean youth calls authorities at all levels . Nicone Sidibé is a journalist at Mamou: " As a young person, I urge even more authorities at all levels to show willingness to shed light on the death of Dr. Mamoudou Barry of Bolaroya. "
Since Monday, Mamoudou now rests in the thick forest of Bolaroya, his village that saw him born, 31 years ago.
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