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Obituary: THE MOST REVD DR SOLOMON TILEWA E. W. JOHNSON

The Bishop of Horsham writes:

PHYSICALLY impressive, Dr Solomon Tilewa Ethelbert Willie Johnson, Bishop of The Gambia and Primate of West Africa, was to prove a big man in many spheres.

Born in Bathurst (now Banjul) in 1954, Johnson was educated at Wesley Primary, and then Gambia High School, where he first began to distinguish himself nationally as a basketball player. After a brief career in teaching, Johnson studied theology at Trinity Union Theological College ...

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