Mar 22, 2021, 11:12 AM
The Gambia Port Authority (GPA) on Friday paid D50 million to government as dividend for the year ended 31 December 2019.
Ba said he is aware that due to his stance on former President Yahya Jammeh, he is not endeared to APRC supporters and sympathisers.
“I am aware that my principled position on former President Jammeh has not endeared me to his supporters and sympathisers, and to them I say, Jammeh belongs to the past, so wake up from your dreams of a Jammeh political comeback and move on with your lives.”
The outgoing AG claimed that Jammeh did so much harm to the people of this country to deserve a political comeback and lead those same people.
“He has caused too much pain and suffering to the people of this country throughout his 22 year reign of terror as the TRRC keeps revealing.”
“He has during this period destroyed the innocence and soul of Gambian society with the sheer brutality of his crimes, and for this, he will be brought to account someday here or abroad. He will surely have his day in court”.
The outgoing Justice Minister Tambadou has always made his stance known on Jammeh. Delivering a speech during the 2019 Legal Year, Ba assured victims of Jammeh that if he ever sets foot in The Gambia, he will be arrested and prosecuted.
Supporters of APRC say Mr. Tambadou is witch hunting their party founder and accused him of bias in executing his duties as AG and Justice Minister.
The APRC interim leader Fabakary Tombong Jatta recently called for Ba Tambadou’s resignation, saying he is not fit for the job because he has a bias towards Jammeh and his supporters.
The leader of the Gambia Moral Congress (GMC) party, Mai Ahmad Fatty has responded to government’s warning against covid-19 violation and said the warning on covid-19 violation from government is one of the most “senile and hypocritical public notice so far.”
The recent surge in maternal death in The Gambia is a cause for concern. The scenario has forced a group of concerned Gambians including Gambian ‘Women's Lives Matter’ to intensify their campaign in a bid to curtail the menace.
The Department of Forestry in Partnership with Large-Scale Eco- system-Based Adaptation Project and Global Youth Innovation Network, The Gambia Chapter has organised the 3rd edition of National Forestry Trade Fair.