Apr 28, 2022, 11:44 AM
The former attorney general and minister of Justice, Abubacar Tambedou, was recently awarded a certificate of appreciation by the Victim Center for his time in supporting victims of human rights.
The renowned lawyer, former TRRC lead counsel and now politician, is vying for the Office of the President in the December 4th polls.
Faal’s comments came after he heard of the supposed bribery of electorates, especially those around the rural communities, with money and milling machines by the National People’s Party (NPP) of President Adama Barrow, and also accused the party of interference with the political process.
Faal said that the dishing out of whopping sums of money, machines or such kinds of favour while at the height of election campaign cannot be termed as part of state development plan but instead an election bribery.
The renowned lawyer also raised the alarm of people complaining of surveillance by the incumbent’s people, which he said, is undone, and thus, urges to be investigated.
He urged the IEC to investigate such claims and put a stiff resistance to it as it is becoming too much at the moment.
However, Faal has controversially already expressed that the country’s election is already being rigged by the incumbent and his people, considering the purportedly crude political activities that are being employed by their campaign team.
A renowned Gambian historian Hassoum Ceesay’s new book titled: Masters and Servants: Gambian Chiefs in Colonial Rule (1894-1965) delves into the interesting role that our district Chiefs played in strengthening colonial rule in The Gambia.
Adama Njie, director of Marketing, Gambia Tourism Board has told journalists that the GTB and the Ministry of Tourism’s focus is to intensify regional and domestic tourism as the country would not depend on only the European market due to the Covid-19 pandemic.