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12 Gambian Ambassadors Recalled

Jan 9, 2017, 10:50 AM

Diplomatic sources have informed this paper that 12 Gambian ambassadors, who have recognised President-elect Adama Barrow, have been recalled and their services terminated.

They are Dembo M. Badjie in the People's Republic of China, Momodou Badjie in Turkey, Elizabeth Ya Eli Harding in the UK, Dr Momodou Tangara at the UN, Sheikh Omar Faye in USA, Teneng Mba Jaiteh in Belgium, Pa Momodou Njie in Senegal, Lang Yabor in Spain, Masaneh N. Kinteh in Cuba, Abdou Jarju in Guinea Bissau, Momadou Aki Bayo in Russia and Mass Axi Gai in Ethiopia.
In their petition letter last month, they said Jammeh's rejection of the election has the potential of undermining the peace and stability for which The Gambia is renowned.
Meanwhile, informed sources have told this paper that Balla Garba Jahumpa, Minister of Works and Transport and campaign manager of the ruling APRC party, is in India for medical treatment.