Hon. Baboucarr Tambedou,
Attorney General and Minister of Justice.
Attorney General’s Chambers
I hope this letter finds you well and all members of your family. I would like to first of all commend and congratulateyou for taking the bold initiative to awoke the conscience of the world to the plight of the people of Rohingya. The progress thus far registered in stopping the genocide is monumental accomplishment and I join the entire Muslim Ummah and humanity as a whole in celebrating you and the Gambia. You did not only facilitate the protection of live and dignity of the world’s most vulnerable people, you also contributed to the enhancement of international jurisprudence. I also appreciate your efforts in spearheading the transitional justice process at home despite all the complexities associated with it. You have my full support in this regard.
Hon. Minister, I am very disturbed by the on going rumours and speculations about the manner in which the Assets forfeited by the state from the Gambian ex president Yahya Jammeh were handled. I understand these were under the purview of your ministry and as a man of principles, and an individual who espouses the fundamental principles of democracy, accountability, transparency and probity, would be inclined to answer some of the questions we have to allay the concerns associated with these assets that belong to non but the Gambian destitute.
Here is what we know so far about these assets:
➢ According to the president, some of these funds should go towards reparation for the victims.
Hon. Minister we the concern Gambian citizens, the rightful owners of these properties demand answers from you to the following requests:
I pray for your continued health and wellbeing and the fortitude to continue to work towards addressing some of the complex issues we have in this country.
For the Concern citizen.