The founder of the Gunjur Marlborough link, Dr. Nick Maurice, has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

|It is in recognition of his efforts in promoting development and partnerships between communities in the North and South of Gambia over 40 years.

The nomination was made by the Majority Leader of The Gambia National Assembly, Kebba K. Barrow “in recognition of his services to the people of Gunjur and the Republic of The Gambia as a result of the Community Link between the Community of Gunjur in the Gambia and Marlborough”.

The Gambian President spokesman said:

“His link with Gunjur has created multi-cultural bonding between people from different races, religions and social groupings.

"Dr Maurice, has been humble and dedicated to building human relations in a democratic space where freedom of expression, self confidence and respect are the values that bound them together”.