The Janneh Commission has indicted present and former Social Security officials for abdication of duties and abuse of office, Freedom Newspaper can reveal. Modou Lamin Gibba, AKA ML Gibba, a former Managing Director at the SSHFC, has topped the list of indicted former SSHFC officers. Gibba has been found wanting by the commission. Hence, he has been ordered to pay up millions of dalasis to The Gambian state or risked having his assets forfeited by the state.
Gibba, had also served as Managing Director at The Gambia Ports Authority after he was removed from the SSHC. He has been served with an adverse finding established against him by the Janneh Commission.
Also indicted by the Janneh commission, was Edward Graham, a former SSHFC Managing Director. Like Gibba, Graham, too had been served with a notice of an adverse finding. Graham has been ordered to pay an unspecified amount of money to the state.
Abdoulie Cham, the current Finance Manager at the SSHFC, has also been indicted by the Janneh Commission. Cham has been cited by the commission for abdication of duties, which had resulted the state losing several millions of dalasis at the SSHFC. Cham has also been ordered to pay up a substantial amount of money to the state.
Meanwhile, none of the indicted serving members of the Barrow government, linked to corrupt practices or abuse of office, has been interdicted or sent on an administrative leave. Alhagie Ousman Ceesay continues to remain as Chief of Protocol at the Office of the President, even though he has been indicted by the commission. The same thing applies to the Auditor General Karamba Touray, and Accountant General Modou Lamin Bah. There are other public officials cited by the commission and are still serving in the administration.