Aug 19, 2022, 12:09 PM
Nian Sarang Jobe, the former staff of The Point, has narrated before the Court of Celle, Germany, how Deyda Hydara was killed on 16 December 2004 in a trial involving ex-‘jungler’ Bai Lowe.
Ceesay made these remarks, following the deadlock in the fourth round of the draft constitution talks, which prompted suggestions on Thursday by other stakeholders that Darboe should meet Barrow to dialogue on the way forward for the document.
“If I were Darboe I will not do that. What is between Darboe and Barrow? Nothing absolutely as far as the constitution is concerned. These are two people who all hold their political parties. Their political ideologies are different. And why would it be necessary for Ousainou to sit with Barrow over the draft constitution? If I were Mr Darboe’s adviser, I will advise against that, simply because the draft was killed by Adama Barrow and his cohorts,” Ceesay said.
The Serrekunda West parliamentarian recently vowed to reject any attempt at changes to the country’s draft constitution when reintroduced at the National Assembly as a bill.
After the collapse of the talks, the future of the draft remains uncertain, after 17 parliamentarians referred to as sympathisers of President Barrow voted against the promulgation bill on 22nd September, 2020.
Dr. Ismaila Ceesay, the coordinator of the Crisis Relief Fund (CRF) which was launched yesterday by Citizens Alliance Party (CAP) has urged the Finance minister to explain to Gambians how the D143 million on covid-19 pandemic was spent.
Mambury Njie, the minister of Finance and Economic Affairs has to told lawmakers that the State owned Public Enterprises’ (PEs) and government institutions’ cross arrears verification exercise conducted by his ministry in 2019, established that the total amount owed to Social Security Housing and Finance Corporation (SSHFC) is D 1, 839,888,000 (one billion eight hundred and thirty-nine million, eight hundred and eighty-eight thousand dalasis).
Sainabou Mbaye, a lady battling with her ex-husband in court for an alleged rape case was on Saturday detained by the police after her return into the country was expedited by the Gambia police through the intervention of Interpol and with support from Senegal.