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Janneh Commission indicts former SGs Momodou Sabally and Njogu Bah


By Mustapha K Darboe

The Commission of Inquiry looking into the financial transactions of the former President Yahya Jammeh has indicted former secretary generals Momodou Sabally and Dr Njogu Bah in connection to millions of dalasis theft of public resources.

The Janneh Commission report will be released tomorrow with a government plan of action by the Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou.

The 1600-page report has indicted President Jammeh for theft of a billion dalasi and over 304 million Dollars; over 29 million Euros, and over 2 million Pounds Sterling.

Among those who reportedly aided Jammeh in this grand theft, according to the report, is Momodou Sabally and Dr Njogu Bah.

Sabally, the 13th witness before the Commission, started his career at the Central Bank as an Economist from 1999 to 2009. He was Budget Director at the Ministry of Finance from 2010 to 2013. He was appointed secretary general and head of presidential affairs in June 2013. His service was terminated in June 2014.

Sabally as secretary general at the Office of the President was signatory to various public accounts and was also involved in the withdrawal of public funds and other matters concerning the Ex- President while he was the SG, the report said.

In relations to Carnegie Minerals account, the Commission indicted Sabally for aiding and abetting theft of D14,686,500.

















Meanwhile, Dr Njogu Bah, Jammeh’s one-time secretary general, is also indicted in cconnection to millions of dalasi withdrawals that were allegedly misappropriated. The Commission report has indicted several public officers who have reportedly aided the former dictator loot the state coffers.

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