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SMU Alumnus from The Gambia Knows All About Instant Success

November 21, 2006

Source: St. Mary's University

Momodou Sabally, a Saint Mary’s graduate, has a new book out in stores all around the world.

The alumnus, who was in the first graduating class through the Saint Mary’s University Extension Program (SMUEP) in The Gambia, West Africa, has written a unique self-help book, which uses a global mindset to unlock the golden keys to success and wealth. In February of 1999, Saint Mary’s awarded degrees to almost 70 students. It was the first time in the history of this country that Gambians earned their degrees on home soil. Sabally was also the Valedictorian for the Convocation Ceremony.

The title of his new book is Instant Success: The 10 Commandments of Personal Achievement and the Road to Enduring Riches. This self-help guide is not just about success, it’s about instant success. By sharing inspirational messages and surprisingly simple keys, this book paves a smooth road to immediate achievement and personal rewards. Through 10 easy-to-understand commandments featuring such gems as how not to work too hard, lessons on being a self-starter and keeping the faith, the secret formula of success is offered.

"I consider my book as a virtual treasure chest of inspirational gems overflowing with charming wit and insight," he says.

Sabally is currently completing his Master of Arts (MA) Degree from the Georgia State University at Atlanta.

He, adds, "By sharing 10 phenomenal secrets, I provide wisdom and the keys to success in a concise manner. These ten steps are revolutionary in their sheer simplicity."

Sabally was born in Banjul, The Gambia. After graduating from Saint Mary’s University Extension Program in The Gambia in 1999, he worked as Research Economist at the Central Bank of The Gambia.

He has published numerous articles and poems in The Gambia’s Daily Observer and has served as President of the Association of Authors and Writers.

Mr. Sabally published his first book, "Jangi Jollof: A Memoir on The Gambia’s First University Programme," in January of 1995.

Currently, he is the editor of a biweekly ezine, Inspirational Success Now ( while continuing to author motivational articles for other publications. He currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia.

Saint Mary's University is known for its community outreach projects, both in Canada and around the world. Saint Mary's, founded in 1802, is home to one of Canada's leading business schools, a Science Faculty widely known for its cutting-edge research, a comprehensive and innovative Arts Faculty and a vibrant Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.


For More Information:

Paul Fitzgerald
Public Affairs Officer
Saint Mary's University, Public Affairs
(902) 420.5514



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