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NIA Director Removed

Aug 13, 2008, 5:50 AM

Latest reports to this paper intimate that the services of Mr. Benedict Jammeh, Director-General of National Intelligence Agency (NIA), have been terminated with effect from yesterday, 12thAugust 2008. The reports also state that Major Momodou Lamin Badgie, hitherto serving in the Gambia Armed Forces, has been appointed to replace Mr. Jammeh.

Mr Jammeh served as Inspector-General of Police, from where he was re-deployed to the judiciary as a Senior Magistrate only for a week before he was appointed Director General of NIA some two months ago.