Momodou Alieu Bah, AKA MA Bah, has resigned from the former ruling APRC party. In a letter dated September 10th, Mr. Bah informed the opposition APRC leadership about his desire to resign from the party. Though, the former Interior Minister never gave any reason for his resignation.
Mr. Bah was deposed as the party’s Deputy Leader in a recent power struggle within the APRC. This followed, calls by the exiled Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh, urging the interim leader of the APRC Fabakary Tombong Jatta to expel Bah from the party. Bah was removed as Deputy Party Leader. Notwithstanding, he maintained his membership with the party.
MA Bah is a former Gambian Army officer. He rose to the rank of a Brigadier General. He was sent on an early retirement by the Adama Barrow led Coalition government, following the fall of dictator Yahya Jammeh, in the December 2016 Presidential elections.
In his resignation letter, Bah said after consulting with his family and close associates, he has decided to resign from the APRC. He personally forwarded his letter of resignation to the Freedom Newspaper.