By Ratatouille Jawo
The Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Hon. Seedy Keita told lawmakers that the government is in the process of implementing the TRRC report.
“The Government through the Ministry of Justice invested in the Transitional Justice processes, especially in the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) and the Truth Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC). These two processes together with local and international cases and arbitration matters were the Ministry’s focus
“The TRRC completed its public hearings, submitted its report and the Government released the White Paper in May 2022. Currently, the Ministry is at the stage of developing and implementing the recommendations of the TRRC white paper,” he said.
He added that The Government of The Gambia is fully committed to the implementation of the White Paper, which he says will establish the necessary structures for the prosecution of individuals adversely mentioned in Jammeh era crimes.
Honorable Keita made these remarks at the National Assembly on Friday, 2nd December 2022 while giving his 2023 Budget Speech before the lawmakers.