Gambia: Breaking News: Important Facts That The World Needs To Know About Yahya Jammeh’s Financial Crimes

epa00558091 Gambian President Yaya Jammeh arrives in Dakar, Senegal Friday 21 October 2005. Presidents of Nigeria, Gambia and Guinea Bissau paid a one-day visit to their Senegalese counterpart Abdoulaye Wade on Friday in a bid to break two deadlock situations in the West Africa region. Nigerian President and head of African Union Olusegun Obasanjo has been appointed last week as mediator in the Gambia/Senegal border dispute, sparked by August's 100 percent hike in the price of the Gambian ferry crossing. Obasanjo is also due to smooth over the crisis between Guinea-Bissau's new President Joao Bernardo "Nino" Vieira and Prime Minister Carlos

Yahya Jammeh has stolen 109 tractors donated on behalf of Gambian farmers by the TATA company in India.

Yaya Jammeh lured former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo to buy a luxurious house in Kotu. Now Jammeh owns that house.

Yaya Jammeh gets 40 percent of commission out of the D100 Million Westfield-Sukuta road construction by COPRI Company.

Yaya Jammeh owns the building, housing the Gambian embassy in Morocco. The Gambia government is paying rent to him for the embassy in Morocco.

Yaya Jammeh owns a clothing store in USA, that is one of the reasons his wife frequently visits America to collect the dollars.

When ever Zainab Suma Jammeh takes a special chartered flight from Banjul to Dakar with only ten people, it costs The Gambian tax payers D130, 000(CFA2,000,000).

Every month Yaya Jammeh spends millions of CFA to buy animal feeding for his South American cattle, which are housed in an air condition ranch at Farato.

A convicted fraudster and criminal Aziz Tamba, is the one running his animal feeding transactions. He is attached to the embassy in Dakar.

Between August and September 2010, Yaya Jammeh received US 3 million through the Qatar ministry of Interior for the release of Yusuf Ezziden Aka Rambo, who was sentenced to death on treason charges in July 2010. Shortly after his conviction and sentence, his whereabouts became unknown to the public though his appeal was been heard at the Appeal Court.

The Qatari Prince Abdulla Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al Thani was the Minister of State for Interior Affairs at the time. He came to Gambia with three other Qatari ministers. They came with a special flight which landed at the landing place of the presidential aircraft. They were lodged at Cocoa Ocean presidential lodge.

Written By Fabakary Ceesay

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