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State witness absence delays former FASDEP coordinator & Co trial

Jul 23, 2015, 10:15 AM | Article By: Halimatou Ceesay

The trial on negligence of official duties involving Fafanding Fatajo, the ex-project coordinator of FASDEP under the Ministry of Agriculture and four other officials of the same ministry, could not proceed on Monday before Justice Abi of the Banjul High Court due to the absence of the state witness.

The other accused persons are Omar Jammeh, financial controller, Alieu Gaye, accountant, Bakary Kujabi, procurement officer, and Burang Danjo.

The case was then adjourned until 15 October 2015 at 1pm.

The five agriculture ministry officials were indicted on an 18-count charge ranging from neglect of official duty, to conspiracy, forgery, and uttering false documents.