This is an update we received from some insiders at The Gambia Armed Forces. The two soldiers, who absconded from their Guard Post in Gunjur, according to the insiders have been identified. The two soldiers on the run are: Corporal Saloum Jammeh and Lance Corporal Lamin Jarju.
Jammeh and Jarju have absconded to Senegal, per latest information reaching us. They are currently out of the jurisdiction of The Gambia.
GAF insiders have warned that unless CDS Kinteh engages his men into a genuine dialogue, the army’s future is in doubt.
Kinteh’s family has been allocated D9,000 weekly bread allowances. His family have been allocated fuel coupons amounting to thousands of dalasis.
Meanwhile, soldiers lodging and working condition remain deplorable, one insider claimed.