under Section 82 of Gambia’s 1997 Constitution and on the advent of the Holy
feast of Eid-ul-Adha (Tobaski), President Adama Barrow on 20th August exercised
his powers of prerogative of mercy and granted pardon to four Gambians and
three foreigners who were convicted and sentenced on various offences.
The pardoned persons are: Sulaiman Bah, Gambian; Alieu Njie, Senegalese; Fallou Ceesay, Senegalese; Gibbrill Fall, Gambian; Matarr Touray, Gambian; Matarr Sowe, Gambian and Svein Agesandakar, Norwegian.