Gambia: Breaking News: Newly Hired Gamcel Director And His Deputy Fired; As Gamcel Operates Without Directors!


The Director General of Gamcel and his Deputy Director have both been fired, leaving the institution without directors, the Freedom Newspaper can reveal. Almamy Gassama, the former Director of Gamcel, who was on Foreign Service assignment in Ethiopia, got recalled a month ago. Upon his return, Gassama, was hired to replace the sacked Director of Gamcel, one Elizabeth, a onetime Director of Planning. Gassama served less than one month at Gamcel. He also got fired. He has been moved to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, pending further directives from the mad dog Kanilai monster Yahya Jammeh. 

Almamy Gassama’s Deputy Ramou Nyass too has been fired, according to competent sources at Gamcel. Ramou Gassama used to work at Gamtel, before her transfer to Gamcel. Both the position of Director and Deputy Director are vacant at Gamcel, as we file this report.

Meanwhile, the official vehicles of Almamy Gassama and Ramou Nyass have been impounded. The vehicles have been parked at the Gamtel training school (GTMI) complex, our source said. Ramou Nyass, used to be Gamcel’s  Marketing Manager. She automatically became the company’s Deputy General Manager to every one’s dismay, our source said. 

Gamcel, used to be an economically viable telecommunication company. It is owned by the government. Gamtel, the parent company is virtually bankrupt. The subsidiary company Gamcel pays the workers of Gamtel for the past two years.

Reports have it that Gamcel’s viability as a subsidiary company of Gamtel has tremendously declined in recent months. The Kanilai dictator uses the company as his financial basket. Gamcel is now on the verge of crumbling.

According to sources within the company, the Managing Director of Gamtel Baboucarr Sanyang, is overseeing the vancant managerial positions at Gamcel, pending the appointment of the successors of both Gassama, and Ms. Nyass.

The Gamtel MD Mr. Sanyang has been accused of using his position to engage in private business. Mr. Sanyang has built a luxurious motel in Barra, on the other side of the North Bank of The Gambia. He is making huge money from that Barra Motel, our source said. Mr. Sanyang is also constructing another property somewhere around the  Brusubi area, our source added.

Written By Pa Nderry M’Bai & Fabakary Ceesay

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