” We will create a commission of investigations. Before taking action, you need to know the truth. Nobody is above the law, neither do I (Jammeh, ed) either. ” Thus says Adama Barrow, the President of the Gambia on official visit to France.
Invited by France 24 and questioned about the possible looting of public funds by the Jammeh’s regime, “The investigation is still ongoing,” replies Adama Barrow. At this stage, the amount is 4 billion dalasis, for now.
The investigation is ongoing. We are interested in several areas and the purpose of the survey is to know exactly what has been sent on foreign accounts for example. We were interested in all this, but at the national level, at this point, the estimate is 4 billion dalasis, “he says. What about a possible seizure of Jammeh assets abroad? “The Gambia has been plundered by our predecessors, we have to recover what was stolen. If there are assets, if we think we have to get them back, that’s what we’re going to do, “he says.