Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) has issued a stern warning against what it called
“the unwarranted use of military items and wears” by members of the general
statement, signed by GAF spokesman Lt Colonel Omar Bojang, said it has come to
the attention of GAF that some businesses and individuals are in the habit of
importing, selling or using military items and wears.
acts are serious security breach which have far reaching implications bordering
on national security. The use of
military fatigue and items in The Gambia are only limited to serving members of
the Armed Forces,” GAF said. “The
general public is hereby strictly warned to desist from such acts.”
said members of other security services are equally prohibited from the use of
military items or wears whether on duty or not.
institution, company or individuals that wish to do business with the Gambian
Armed Forces must seek the consent of the office of the Chief of Defence Staff
through a formal notice prior to importation.
the statement, the armed forces said all businesses and individuals who have
already imported military items for the purpose of sale or personal use are
kindly urged to surrender all those items to the Gambia Armed Forces Military
Police at Yundum, Fajara and Farafenni Barracks or to any nearest military