A 19-year-old Gambian migrant has passed away in Italy. Mustapha Jatta, popularly known as ‘Joofunding’, passed away in the Italian city of Napoli on Monday 11th April, 2016. Mustapha had been battling with a mysterious stomach problem until his death at a hospital in Napoli.

Mustapha Jatta, who arrived in Italy via Libya, has been resident in Italy for a year. He had been processing his legal residency papers before his untimely demise. Mustapha’s untimely death has left his grieving family struggling to ferry his body home in his native Gunjur in Kombo South where he would be given a befitting and decent Muslim burial.

It is in this regard that donations are being sought from organizations and individuals to help transport Mustapha’s remains home. This would cost thousands of Euros. Those wishing to help with the cost of ferrying Mustapha Jatta’s body back home can reach out to his sister, Isatou based in Boston, USA +1 617-901-4100.

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