It is a great day for the Inspector General Mamout Jobe, as President Adama Barrow has decided to issue him two years contract with immediate effect, Freedom Newspaper can report authoritatively. Jobe, who was due for retirement on August 8th, received his contractual letter today. He is not moving or going anywhere, as the President continues to repose confidence and faith in Mr. Jobe, a source close to the Presidency told this medium.
Jobe recently came under attack amid demands from Gambian activists, who called for his resignation or removal. The activists had also called for the removal Gorgi Mboob, the head of the police anti-crime unit.
Jobe had over thirty-year service with The Gambia police force. He had served in various units of the force before his elevation as an IGP.
Under the new contract, Jobe’s contract would expire after two years.